A sucker for succulents - GardenDrum
Attila Kapitany loves succulents: loves writing about them, loves growing them and above all, loves talking about them. Attila’s a great advocate for anything with a juicy stem … Continue reading →
Magic Number: Piet Blanckaert's Textural Garden – Garden Design - Garden Design
In Belgium, proof that a restrained palette of just eight plants can have exuberant results.
Making a come back in the landscape design world of late, is the art know as "laying a hedge". Before the chainlink, stockade and estate fencing we have come to know today, fencing of this nature was a common practice dating back more than 2000 years. The 2000+ year old practice ( Caesar described the process of hedgelaying in 57 BC in his Gallic War "after encountering laid hedges at Nervii in Flanders " ) uses trees and shrubs such as Hawthorne, Hazel, Crab Apple, and Holly to create a…
Hedges - GardenDrum
Hedges can be much more than straight, square cut & evergreen - think topknots, wave forms, archways, scallops & loaf shapes, & deciduous and coloured leaves Continue reading →