Gardens

Creating The Perfect Gym In Your Garden

James Willmott | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Willmott

The number of health conscious people in the UK is on the up and commercial gyms can be incredibly busy at peak times. With costly memberships and families trying to juggle the demands of modern life, more and more are creating their own workout space at home.

How To Make The Most Of Porto In Just One Day

Julie Dawn Fox | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Dawn Fox

Like any ancient city, Porto has plenty of variety and is constantly evolving. Traditional grocery stores with drawers of nuts and spices that are weighed at the counter lie within spitting distance of gourmet and concept stores and designer urban outfitters.

How To Create The Perfect Outdoor Living Space

Patric Morgan | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Patric Morgan

During the summer time, nobody wants to miss the cool evenings at the outdoor living space. Lighting plays a key role in setting a perfect ambience for your outdoor living area. Light sets a particular mood, provides safety and creates focal points in your outdoor living space. Choose between solar or electrical light to illuminate your outdoor living space.

Top Five Hong Kong Sights and Experiences

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

It was my first time to Hong Kong and I didn't really know what to expect before arriving. After taking a quick trip to Google, the city appeared as tall buildings, bright lights and a scattering of boats.

Apologies and Gardens

Julia Burness | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Burness

I've had a thought that possibly part of being an adult means getting to a stage in life when you suddenly realise that everyone still feels like a child. We are all simply going around doing our best, acting like we know what is going on - but really all we want to do it just whizz down a giant slide and fall into a massive ball pit.

Can a Professionally Designed Garden Add Value to Your Home?

William Gray | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
William Gray

Capability Brown's legacy lies at the heart of our passion for gardens. Outdoor spaces enrich our lives - whether it's a family garden to engage children with the real world, a water garden to attract wildlife or a 'garden room' in which to escape, relax and entertain.

Greening Grey Britain

Sue Biggs | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Biggs

At the RHS we believe a balance can be struck between the needs of motorists to pave and park, and the benefits front gardens bring, that's why we're providing advice, guidance and tips on the plants and paving that can be used in conjunction with the needs of motorists.

King Henry VIII Owned World's First Gardening Manual

PA | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK

He is known as one of history's most ruthless rulers but an item from his library poses the question of whether Henry VIII enjoyed a spot of gardening...

Ard na Sidhe, a County Kerry Fairy Tale

Rebecca Williams | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

Set in thirty two acres of grounds, there are plenty of secret nooks and crannies, areas to watch the native birds, and paths which eventually lead out to the lake and far, far away.

Garden Capitalism

Tom Johnson | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK
Tom Johnson

It seems that studying Plato, master of the philosophical analogy has rubbed off on me. In a system in which the interlinking of government and capitalism has created a politically endorsed economy, the original foundations have been oft neglected and I wanted to get back to how, at least in theory, our public and private sectors interlink.

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: Pictures Of The Glorious Gardens And Displays

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Yesterday saw the arrival of the bigwigs - the Queen and other celebrities such as Benedict Cumberbatch and Rowan Atkinson - today sees the Chelsea Fl...

Keeping an Eye on Our Feathered Friends

Mike Collins | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Mike Collins

I'm no expert but the very wet and mild winter that we're having must be very confusing for our feathered friends. Their biological clocks will have started to tick early as they will be thinking that we're heading towards the first day of spring rather than being stuck still in the middle of winter. That's the beauty of nature: you don't need to be Sir David Attenborough to understand how the weather is affecting the natural world...

Faking It

Ben Falk | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

My garden faces east and that means that grass doesn't grow very well on it, particularly being in the middle of a terrace in a residential area.

Decadent Outdoor Living

Amanda Walters | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Walters

Britain... Not the sunniest of places and probably not the first place you think of when we say decadent outdoor living. However, you are able to create pure luxury outdoor living, by purchasing the most outstanding feature pieces of furniture that will make you garden the envy to all of your friends and family.

Killer Slugs Set To Invade Gardens

Simon Howarth | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Howarth

The 'killer slugs' are actually called Arion vulgaris, or the Spanish Slug, and have devastated crops in regions of Scandinavia. The Spanish Slug has earned the nickname of 'killer slug' as its eating habits include members of its ow

How to Throw Your Own Garden Party

William Hanson | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
William Hanson

The Diamond Jubilee weekend is here; people up and down the land will be celebrating and gathering with friends and family. You may be opting to take part in the 'Big Lunch' on the Sunday, or throw a tea party or picnic on the Bank Holiday Monday. But another option would be to throw your own garden party.

LOOK: Preview Of Singapore's Amazing New 'Vertical Garden'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

The OCBC Skyway is the latest addition to Singapore's innovative project "Gardens by the bay," an aerial walkway that hopes to challenge the idea of u...

HA HA I'm the Favourite Now (or How I Beat My Siblings)

Lucy Karsten | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Lucy Karsten

I'm one of three, but my Mother's partner has 4 daughters, so often it feels like I'm competing against six other offspring. This was most recently br...

Eight Top Gardening Problems and Eight Low Maintenance Solutions...

Caroline Tilston | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Tilston

The beautiful weather has tempted many of us out into the garden, and so I thought it would be a good time to look at some common garden problems - and some short and sweet solutions.

10 Reasons to Take a Gardening Course This Winter

MyGardenSchool | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
MyGardenSchool

Whether you want to design your own garden, grow your own, learn henkeeping or understand flower photography - here are 10 reasons why this winter is the perfect time to study gardening.