Home Insurance for your Garden

How the right home insurance will help to protect your garden

Matt Stevens is a Director at The Mortgage Genie. Here, he discusses how taking out the right home insurance can help to protect your garden. If you’re lucky enough to have a home with some outdoor space you can enjoy, it’s likely you will have paid a premium for it. And, the more you add and tend to your garden, the more it’s worth — … Continue reading How the right home insurance will help to protect your garden

Dementia Friendly Garden: How to create the space at home

Creating a dementia-friendly garden or space helps to combat the stigma and confusion around dementia – focusing on ways to include and embrace those who live with the illness in a fun and creative way. In an ever-ageing society, quality of life is a crucial consideration for the elderly – making sure that their golden years are as stimulating and enjoyable as possible. Dementia is … Continue reading Dementia Friendly Garden: How to create the space at home

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How to pick the right garden furniture

As the final days of summer draw in, what better way to enjoy the sunshine then cuddling up with your nearest and dearest on beautiful outdoor seating. Picking a product that’s right for your garden can often appear a little daunting, however if you stick to a few simple rules you will be able to decipher your way through the wide variety of collections available. … Continue reading How to pick the right garden furniture

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Autumn Garden: Enjoying your garden as the seasons change

Summer’s long, light days may be coming to a close behind us, but that’s no reason to retreat indoors. To help you enjoy early autumn at its most glorious, we caught up with garden furniture expert Bramblecrest for some top tips on making the most of your outdoor space and transforming your autumn garden as the seasons change. A dramatic eruption of red and gold, … Continue reading Autumn Garden: Enjoying your garden as the seasons change

Lighting tips for your Garden

Enjoy the late summer and autumnal evenings in beautiful surroundings by giving your garden a lighting make-over! Often over-looked in the garden, lighting is a very effective way of transforming your outdoor space, whatever the size, into a charming plot that will make you proud. Beautiful Borders Illuminate your borders to create a stunning lighting effect that you can enjoy all year round. The Fumagalli … Continue reading Lighting tips for your Garden

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Garden Office: how to create the perfect area to work from home

It’s easy to overlook the potential for space beyond the rear wall of your home, but when it comes to creating a home office, why not separate work and home life by installing a bespoke garden office? Copse Magazine spoke to James Willmott, director and co-founder of Harrison James Contemporary Garden Rooms to get his views on what can be achieved: With 14% of the UK’s … Continue reading Garden Office: how to create the perfect area to work from home

Verandas: Rocking chair optional

Breakfast on the terrace, sundowners on the veranda. Working from home in the garden room, or doors that allow the seamless melding of the outside and in. Teach us to care and not to care.Teach us to sit still.– T.S. Eliot Some people prefer an unadulterated view of the surrounding countryside; rolling hills, meandering streams, snowy mountaintops. For others, it’s the ideal spot from which … Continue reading Verandas: Rocking chair optional