Trendy Minimalist Style
There are many ways to make our house look beautiful including designing a garden. This time we are going to consider minimalist garden design.
Modern landscape design has quickly gained ground in popularity. Clean lines, bold patterns and new use of materials all play a part in this fresh style.
Garden Design: Thematic Elements
‘‘If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need’’ – Marcus Tullius Cicero 106BC – 43 BC GARDENING is not only a hobby; it’s an art form. While most gardens are a result of a particular climate or landscape, many are simply an extension of the gardener’s imagination and passion. Designing…
Elements In Design: Line, Thematic Styles
I DIDN’T like dealing with lines and angles in math class, but I love using them when thinking about landscape ideas. Take advantage of lines, shapes, and angles when reviewing your garden ideas and laying out your yard to add drama and impact. Relying on artistic principles for landscape design, line is one of the…
IF you take a look around gardens in the city green areas and the countryside, you will not only see plants that are blooming but also those maintaining their green foliage in the long dry season with cascades of flowers. Look around the neighbourhood to see which plants are surviving through the driest weather, and…
Drought – Tolerant Plants
MANY plants have developed the nature to survive the hardship of the most hostile environment on earth, so there is an amazing selection of such beautiful plants and flowers that are drought, tolerant, well suited to our hot climate that water-wise and dry gardens don’t have to look dull or boring to the eyes. Some…
Water – Wise garden
IT’S that time of the year again, the dry season when the harmattan’s dusty dry hazy cloud covers everything and the days are baking hot. It’s that time again when water becomes the essential elixir in the garden. The plentiful rains are past, and the fiery dry harmattan sun beats down relentlessly scorching plants, lawns,…
New Year Blooms
NEW Year comes right at the height of the Harmattan dry season when the rains have seized to do the heavy labor, the irrigation of garden.