At Home With Lorraine Kelly 2017 - 255
but ve left
a little patch
to grow wild
do all we can
DRESS THE SPACE
ust ike any roo inside the house sty ish
accessories add a nishing touch to the garden.
his cou d be dressing a wa with bunting
hanging anterns ro trees or brightening
u a border with a er wind i s. araso s
awnings and ga ebos can be en oyed on hot
days and used as she ter during su
dd a c assic barbecue or wood- red oven or
er ect i as. nd a coa or e ectric outdoor
ete with swanky seating wi kee
everyone cosy on su
utdoor ighting adds a agica g ow
to any garden and there are creative
o tions or every budget.
n a grand sca e ow- eve ighting
can be insta ed to i u inate athways
down ighters added to wa s create
texture and at os here in the dusky
hours and s ot ighting wi draw
attention to statues or water eatures.
o ight u the night
so ar ights can be dotted around the
garden or a bient bea s without the
hass e o cab es and ower sources.
e icate airy ights estooned
in trees give a Midsu
ee and i ar cand es in
hurricane anterns catch the eye when
flickering a ong aths and ow wa s.
JUST ADD WATER
ardens and diets are uch
roved with a vegetab e atch.
er vegetab es inc ude broad
and runner beans cucu bers and
courgettes. heres a current trend
or ore adventurous veggies too
g obe artichokes ak choi and wiss
chard are a thriving in ritish gardens.
or those new to vegetab e growing
garden centres and
he with anning and ateria s and
the ain riority is to osition the
atch in an area that gets at east ve
hours o sun each day.
gardens bene t ro a oca
oint and a water eature is er ect.
t brings sound ove ent and i e
to a green s ace and can be either
a estic or bi oux de ending on the
si e and sty e o the surroundings.
or a tran ui yet odern o tion
a a ing ountain cra ed ro
stone si i ar to the wa s and aths
o the garden is idea .
unken onds ook great on arge
awns when surrounded by ush
o iage ree-standing onds are
a sty ish so ution or s a atios.
hatever the eature bear in ind
a wi re uire access to ower and
water so consider sa ety issues such
as encing or chi dren.
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