The last week of 2022. How fast didn’t that come around? Well, I’m celebrating the end of the year down in the south of Spain. Because of fabulous weather most […]Read more
Category: HARD LANDSCAPING
The rock wall evolution
Head into rural territory in southern Sweden. The likelihood of coming across rock walls as property enclosures and dividers is high. The land commonly contained (contains?) lots of rock. It […]Read more
I find metal fencing fascinating
Metal fencing. Although common no less an ingenious idea, providing an effective barrier whilst allowing unlimited view as it does. I’m here referring to residential metal fencing not the commercial […]Read more
It was the floor mosaics that stole the show
I came for the art (on the walls), that is after all what the National Gallery in London is all about. But for me it was the floor mosaics that […]Read more
Some designers recommend looking up when strolling out and about. There’s a lot of groovy and inspirational design details up and above that are unseen at eye-level. As a garden […]Read more
The Big Picture of pieces
The other day I happened to find myself in a part of town I don’t normally frequent. Been there before of course, why I’ve never paid more attention to the […]Read more
Corten in garden design
The use of Corten in garden design – can anything be added to this topic that has not already been said? Or seen? If you are into garden design, take […]Read more
Drawn to slate as hard landscaping.
Decades ago when I moved into suburbia and walked around checking out other people’s gardens I was drawn to slate as hard landscaping. In my opinion this material looks really […]Read more
Perhaps some permeable pavers?
Perhaps some permeable pavers for your garden design scheme? No? Would that answer be based on thinking “they are only used for car parks, aren’t they?”. Well, yes, they are, […]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
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
Lite mer mosaik kanske?
Principen med mosaik är ju i teorin ganska enkel, bara typ att pussla ihop små bitar av keramik, glas eller liknande och fästa mot ett underlag. Dock tillkommer åtminstone tre […]Read more