• Posts Tagged ‘garden’

    A room with life

    by  • June 21, 2016 • Cool kitchens, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    Life. Nina Simone sang about it (Ain’t Got No, I Got Life); Mae West praised it (‘It’s not the men in my life, it’s life in my men…’); George Bernard Shaw philosophised about it (Life isn’t about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself’). And when I saw this picture

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    Making the most of a mini garden

    by  • June 13, 2016 • Great outdoors • 0 Comments

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    If you’re not blessed with a rolling, green garden, it can be easy to let what outdoor space you do have become an afterthought, or a dumping ground. But with some clever styling ideas, even a small terrace or patio can become a vibrant and welcoming spot to enjoy the summer (now we just need the weather to cooperate!)

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    A place to potter…

    by  • May 13, 2016 • Great outdoors • 0 Comments

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    Many of us dream of having a peaceful, creative space in our home, where we can quietly indulge our hobbies, whether that be crafting, sewing, or gardening. If you’re lucky enough to have outdoor space for a summer house, or a potting shed, then all the better to escape the four walls of the home. The owner of this cute, vintage-style potting shed has created such a tranquil, pretty space, that you’d need no excuse to only enjoy it during the summer.

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    A refined pallet

    by  • May 6, 2016 • Great outdoors • 0 Comments

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    Given the recent unpredictable, sometimes Biblical weather we’ve been having recently, you could be forgiven for not exactly having the state of your outdoor seating area at the top of the priority list. My list, for example, would have featured such items as ‘pack emergency umbrella and scarf’, ‘keep my ancient windows bolted shut to stop the lashing rain getting in’ and ‘abandon all hope of my hair being where I left it last time I looked in the mirror’.

    But how glorious is Sunday looking??

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    Barbecue season is almost here

    by  • April 18, 2016 • Great outdoors • 0 Comments

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    As soon as summer arrives, I can’t wait to sit outside, soak up the sun and dine alfresco. In fact, it’s almost impossible to get me out of the garden. Maybe it’s because I don’t have a dining room and I crave having a table where I can eat, socialise and entertain guests. The only problem is, a British summer

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