It’s the last Saturday of July 2022. The day has been glorious, which is a big distractor. Time sort of disappears … So today I will keep this post short […]Read more
Month: July 2022
What about no grass?
Everybody loves a lawn I wrote in a previous post some time ago. Including myself stating that I could not see myself not having at least a small section of […]Read more
Plant of the week – Hortensia.
They take your breath away with their long-lasting blooms. Plant of the week – Hortensia (Hydrangea macrophylla) – who can resist them? Garden Centres know this very well and have […]Read more
5 lights with GardenRoomStyle.
Read an article the other day about practical advice in regards to garden illuminiation. If you want to make it rock professionally, it’s not as easy as you’d like to […]Read more
A London trip recap.
Well, as departure is imminent I thought I’d make a London trip recap of some of the green spaces I managed to visit during my short stay. 2. The Artist’s […]Read more
The Chelsea Barracks sculpture trail.
The Chelsea Barracks sculpture trail was launched in May, 2022. About two months later it came to my attention. What a great idea I thought as I explored the finely […]Read more
Inspirational garden designs – w29-2022.
Another week has gone by. People are heading off on holiday en masse. And there are those staying at home chilling in their backyard. For those interested in green spaces, […]Read more
The Temple Fountain sparkled in the sun.
Brilliantly the Temple Fountain sparkled in the sun, and laughingly its liquid music played and merrily the idle drops of water danced and danced, and peeping out in sport among […]Read more
A permanent land art installation.
There I am. Standing in front of a permanent land art installation. Did I say permanent? A basic idea with land art is that it’s supposed to be temporary. Make […]Read more
Hurrah to me!
It’s my birthday today. Hurrah to me! Am in London to celebrate this grand occasion. Blimey, was it hot yesterday. As hot as it has ever been with a record […]Read more
The Artist’s garden.
What is a garden? Wikipedia defines it as ‘a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the cultivation, display, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature’. This source […]Read more
What’s blooming in mid-July?
We are now half way through summer. Officially speaking summer is, as most would know, those lovely months between June and August when vegetation is working overtime to please us […]Read more
Inspirational garden designs – w28-2022.
The high pressure is on, at least in some parts of the world. For some a good time to be in a green space, perhaps not so for others. I […]Read more
Stained glass in garden design.
This year is the International Year of Glass as declared by the United Nations. To honour this there was a show garden at the Chelsea Flower Show featuring a number […]Read more
Plant of the week – Hollyhock.
They are impossible to miss, being mid-July they are towering bright and stunning above the head of almost all other blooms. And some human beings. The plant of the week, […]Read more
Cobblestones amidst the blooms.
It’s mid-July. Them flowers and other greenery are looking spectacular. So much that the rest of the garden falls into oblivion. Now thinking of bagatelles such as hard surfaces. Who […]Read more
På besök i Gatenhielmska reservatet.
I helgen var jag på besök i Gatenhielmska reservatet som ligger i Majorna, Göteborg. Detta är ett av stadens äldsta (sista) och bäst bevarade områden och visar hur Göteborg såg […]Read more
A modern walled garden.
I’m not sure how many times I’d walked past this garden before one day, I had a lightbulb moment. Realising that this was in fact a modern walled garden. Walled […]Read more
Inspirational garden designs – w27-2022.
Time flies when you are having fun. Another week just breezed past and here we go again with inspirational garden designs – w27-2022.Read more
Outstanding landscape design
A few years back read an article about the installation of this mosaic art work in Mölndal, Sweden. Time flies, but today I was in the neighbourhood and took the […]Read more
Sedumtak för att hjälpa till rena luften mm.
För ett par veckor sedan invigdes i Göteborg den första busskuren med sedumtak. Det är Trafiknämnden i staden som har beslutat att alla ca 100 busskurer så småningom kommer beläggas […]Read more
There’s nothing that colour can’t fix.
I’m not sure about you but I feel the world post-pandemic has become a bit dull. Despite restrictions being removed it’s like life as we knew it is struggling to […]Read more
The allure of a secret garden.
Tomorrow is the opening day of an exhibition entitled The Secret Garden at the Garden Museum in London. It’s dedicated to Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic children’s book The Secret Garden. […]Read more
Plant of the week: Salix caprea Kilmarnock.
Plant of the week: Salix caprea ‘Kilmarnock’ is actually a ground cover shrub that does not form a leader. That is, it does not have a stem. Which is hard […]Read more
The grass is greenest where it’s watered.
Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it’s wateredRobert Fulghum The watering of a garden requires as much judgement as the seasoning of a soup.Helena […]Read more