Tag Archives: garden trends


Basic Five Front Yard Landscaping Focuses

How much time do you spend at the front of your property? We’re guessing it's not much unless you’re out there maintaining the garden, repairing the fence or mowing the lawn. In fact other than maintenance you probably only pay the front yard a cursory glance as you pull into...

Outdoor/Indoor Flow

The Kiwi culture is alive with an appreciation for the outdoors. Who hasn't judged a garden on the space available for backyard cricket? How many decks have been judged on their craftsmanship and positioning for maximum sun soaking? The flow from the indoors to the out is also an important...

Get into Gardening

We all know someone with a fabulous garden, their green thumbs making us green with envy.  They may make it look effortless, but gardening is a time-consuming skill that takes commitment. Despite this, a new generation is enjoying how gardening can assist with stress relief, grow food, help with the...

Small Gardens

Small Gardens are Growing With ever-growing house prices, the quarter acre section has gone, and so have the sprawling veggie gardens, fruit orchards and lawns large enough for a cricket wicket. So enter the compact garden – a place that gives us a sense of the outdoors, but within the...

Privacy Please

Everyone should have the right to not be observed or disturbed in their own home, but urbanisation has made privacy a challenge. While it’s said ‘good fences make good neighbours’ it’s sometimes not enough to protect you from the gazes of next door or glances from the street. Reclaim your...