Keeping your garden well-lit after the sun has set
Our four tips for creating atmosphere in your garden with lighting.
A meadow blanket: rooftops in bloom
Journalist Amy Moorea Wong on how meadows (and beekeeping) are sweeping through our towns and cities...
Maximum impact: bold ideas for small gardens
When it comes to designing smaller gardens, think big, as garden designer Jonnie Wake tells us.
The garden furniture style guide
We walk you through all the furniture families in our garden collection to help you better understan...
The Shaker garden
Growing a garden full of beauty, usefulness and order, inspired by the Shakers
If Neptune did garden rooms
Garden designer Jonnie Wake contemplates what shape and form a Neptune-designed garden room might ta...
The joy of summer: how to celebrate the season
Moments, rituals and traditions ancient and new to help you make the most of each month in summer.
Garden hosting: tips from a stylist
Our stylist Meaghan shares how you can create an atmospheric garden setting for a gathering.
The garden picnic
It’s a simple fact that fresh, summertime food tastes better outdoors. A slice of peppery frittata. ...
The joy of trees with Charlie Marsden
Tree consultant and dendrologist Charlie Marsden tells us about the fascinating hidden life of trees...
The joy of spring: moments to cherish
Moments and traditions to help you make the most of March, April and May, and bring you closer to th...
Why meadows matter
Conserving our natural habitats protects the ecosystem and promises beguiling blooms.
How to make outdoor dining work for you
From where to place your dining table to which designs are the most low maintenance, read on for our...
How to zone your garden
Why it’s useful to think of your garden as an open-plan room.
Why we love teak furniture in the garden
Teak. The timber that you’ll find most in our garden collection. But why? And perhaps the bigger que...
One step forward: why you should go barefoot
The reflective ritual of ‘grounding’ is fast becoming popular, as journalist Lucy Dunn discovered wh...
Behind the walls of Houghton Lodge
We take an early springtime stroll around this Hampshire home’s walled garden.
Biophilia at home: how to bring nature into your interiors
Author Sally Coulthard explains what we mean by ‘biophilia’ and how you can use it to create interio...
The search for contentment by Ben Fogle
Author and presenter Ben Fogle looks at how people have discovered and protected their inner peace b...
Celebrating the beauty of winter light
Finding the joy in winter’s light, come crystal clear sun or moodily overcast skies.
Michelle Ogundehin on why ‘natural’ colours appeal so much.
What to plant in autumn
Autumn in the garden is a season of two halves: on the one hand, there are lots of plants that look ...
Greenhouses, orangeries and conservatories, a short history
How garden rooms have been designed and used throughout history, and how you might decorate one toda...
In the garden with Jane: the multisensory garden
In our final journal together, author Jane Cumberbatch tells us how her garden is a space for all th...
In the garden with Jane: the wild garden
Author and designer, Jane Cumberbatch, is back to speak on the beauty of wild gardens
A homegrown, homemade pesto for summer
Sometimes the best food is the simplest, as Jane Cumberbatch proves with this summery recipe.
In the garden with Jane: the productive garden
Author and stylist Jane Cumberbatch on creating a productive and beautiful garden.
Lakes for swimming
Our favourite spots for taking a dip in cool waters.
In the garden with Jane: the sustainable garden
Author and designer Jane Cumberbatch on creating a beautiful and sustainable garden.
Why we love Lloyd Loom furniture inside and out
Why we love this heritage material and its classic furniture styles.
Growing a garden for scent
Think of your outside spaces and the chances are you’re remembering how they look, rather than the s...
Taking mirrors al fresco
How you can use mirrors and mirrored elements in your garden to create atmosphere.
A shed of one's own
Author and stylist Clare Nolan explains why a shed at the end of the garden is every grown up’s drea...
Interior design for gardens: how to make more of your outdoor space
You hear it every year: bring the outside in, and vice versa. These are the golden rules of linking ...
How to make a spring bulb arrangement
Cut flowers are stunning (we’ll always have a place in our home for our life-like ones) and house pl...
For many of us, daffodils mark the beginning of spring. While snowdrops and crocuses may be the firs...
A celebration of spring in nature
Spring. Is any season so welcome, so wanted? While autumn brings relief after the heat of summer, th...
In praise of green spaces by Elizabeth Metcalfe
‘I am extremely happy walking on the downs...I like to have space to spread my mind out in.’
Kirsty & Garry’s vegetable garden
How does your garden grow? In the question of Kirsty and Garry’s, plentifully and seasonally thanks ...
The gift of flowers
This year, a present in the post is a much more likely turn of events, and what’s more of a welcome ...