Landscaping

How to make a potted wall

How to make a potted wall

If there’s not much room left on the balcony floor, it’s time to take advantage of the space on the walls! You can go out and buy vertical garden kits or you can simply secure your own pots to the wall. Here, herbs have been planted in different coloured pots and attached to the wall with concrete screws.

Clipped lawn art

Clipped lawn art

Don’t be cruel to a lawn that’s true and transform a grassy patch into a work of art

How to build a gutter garden

How to build a gutter garden

Gardens are climbing the walls these days – literally! A sunny wall or fence is an ideal environment for growing plants such as herbs, flowers and small veggies in a restricted space.

How to make a rock planter

How to make a rock planter

Get back to nature with a rock planter. It takes a bit of patience to create, but the result is rather fabulous!

How to make a fire pit

How to make a fire pit

How to build an outdoor fire pit. It’s the perfect way to entice you and the kids out of the house and bring back the age of ritual. You know, sitting around a fire, toasting marshmallows and sharing ghost stories under the starry night sky.

How to make an easy backyard pond

How to make an easy backyard pond

Whether it’s small, serene and surrounded with lush plantings, or large, flowing with running water and filled with exotic fish, there’s no doubt that a pond adds a sense of peace, calm and vibrancy to your garden. Plus, it’s easier than it looks to build. Obviously, the bigger the pond, the longer it will take, but if you keep it contained, as here, you’ll be enjoying the soothing sounds of running water, and the wildlife it attracts, within a weekend.