Your garden in the new year_ sean murray’s tips for north east gardeners – chronicle live

The winter months provide us with an opportunity to plan changes to our gardens that can bring us even more pleasure from our outdoor spaces. Home decoration tips on diwali A New Year and a new beginning for our gardening year, how exciting!

It’s official: I now love wintertime, no longer thinking ‘oh no, dark winter nights,’ I now think about my reading corner, my place to dream, reflect, be inspired and to plan the year ahead. Home decor diy ideas easy I’ve piled it high with new and old gardening books, magazines and seed catalogues.


My old favourite is top of the pile, Dear friend and Gardener, Letters on Life and Gardening (1998). Home decor ideas rustic Compiled from letters between two gardening icons, Christopher Lloyd and Beth Chatto, it’s full of warmth, wit and great gardening banter. Decoration home for birthday I dip into it every winter and it always gets me fired up and wanting to get started in the garden.

As a garden designer, there’s never really a quiet season. Interior design home decor tips 101 I am spending the winter months absorbed in creating detailed planting plans for client’s gardens that will be planted this spring. Homemade decoration When the weather allows, I’m also planting bare root trees such as Malus Evereste, hedges of Fagus sylvatica Purpurea, and shrubs such as Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’. Diwali home decoration ideas photos November to March is a great time to get them into the ground, where they establish as quickly as pot-grown specimens and can be a fraction of the cost. Interior home design gallery Read More

The new year is a good time to be planning changes you might like to make in your own garden too. Pics of home decoration With a bit of careful design, you can have 12 months of unfolding treasures, some of which appear most unexpectedly and really catch you by surprise.

In my own garden Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Pallida’ is flowering at full throttle along with Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’, their combined perfume on a bright, still day is nothing short of spellbinding. Home decorating ideas rustic look A couple of sprigs brought indoors can scent a whole room and never fails to get my thoughts racing about spring. Interior home decor mauritius It knocks the socks off synthetic room fragrances any day and it’s free, year after year.

Making changes to your garden might be something as simple as planting a climber to make use of a bare wall, or something more dramatic like removing that monster of a shrub that fails to earn its place and has outgrown its welcome. Interior decoration home indian style Go on, be brave, do it. Home decoration ideas for mehndi Just think of the light you can create and the planting possibilities that could replace it.

Following a recent inspirational visit to RHS Harlow Carr’s Winter Walk I am ramping up the winter interest in our garden by planting Cornus alba ‘Kesselringii’. Home decoration tips in urdu Its bare black stems will look dramatic against a new planting of Rubus Cocksburnianus, a decorative brilliant white-stemmed bramble from China, which forms a thicket 3 metres tall. Dina home interior & decoration It likes most soil conditions, sun, and even grows in exposed sites.

Euonymus europaeus ‘Red Cascade’ is a large deciduous shrub and I am just about to plant one so it can be viewed from the house, where its orange-pink winged fruits can be seen all winter. Home decoration tips hindi It has the RHS Award of Garden Merit and it’s well deserved.

Someone has just asked me what will be trending in the garden world this year. Home decorating ideas nautical theme I am predicting flowering shrubs will be making a welcome comeback, not used merely as fillers but as real show stoppers, planted together to provide all year-round interest from leaves, stems, bark, fruits and of course, flowers.

Meadow planting will continue to replace boring, old grass in private gardens and more so in public spaces such as parks and verges, which is great news for our failing bee populations. Decoration of home ganpati Planting schemes will focus on hot colours such as orange, cerise, purple and red, grown to contrast with lime greens and silvers. Home decor pictures for kitchen There will also be a continued avoidance of the somewhat ‘wishy-washy’ pastel colour schemes that were so popular in the last decade. Decoration in home photo Read More

It’s getting dark outside and my reading corner beckons. Home decorating ideas room by room Earlier in the day the Avon spring bulb catalogue hit the front doormat and I’m itching to make an order. Decoration home 2014 I know it features snowdrops and each year I am worryingly becoming more captivated by their simple charm and personality to a point of wanting to collect them.

I won’t be ordering snowdrop Veronica Cross, a new hybrid at £120 per bulb (one per customer) as it’s a bit steep for my pocket. Ganesh home decoration photos I am, however, making a note in my new notebook under ‘New Year’s resolutions’ to identify the dozens of existing snowdrop cultivars in our garden, planted by previous galanthophiles. Home decorating ideas bathroom You never know, once named, I could be gardening on a gold mine of rarities just waiting to be rediscovered. Decorating home theater ideas Rediscover your garden this winter and plan some changes.