Modern Prairie Style

It seems that the UK is firmly immersed in a new era of style. This is not, however, just a style that’s an emerging fad. It is more of a change of ethos and lifestyle, a renewed attention to the details. Here, Adrienne Hendy-Curzon, Director of Hendy Curzon Gardens, explores this nationwide resurgence of preference for the natural, provenance, freshness and self-sufficiency – which is accompanied by the evolution of a modern prairie style…

Designing an outdoor kitchen

On sunny summer days, the first thing that comes to mind is often a barbecue. Eating outside can be even more fun when the cooking is done outside too, and in recent years there has been a huge rise in the popularity of outdoor kitchens – free standing or built-in units centred around a shiny, domed barbecue. Here, professional garden designer Susan Dunstall highlights some of the most important points to consider if you would like to install an outdoor kitchen in your own garden…

 

Inside Out

Garden rooms can have many purposes: from a children’s playroom, office space or art studio to a spare bedroom or sewing room. Or perhaps you’d simply like a quiet space in which to retreat and spend time alone. Here are some ideas to inspire you…

Gourmet Gardens

Whether you’re growing herbs in a pot or planting an elaborate potager, the feeling of achievement can be just as enjoyable as the tasty crops themselves. On the following pages, leading garden designers from across Cotswold provide their tips for successful kitchen gardening…