Spring has arrived, and summer is around the corner. Here, we take a look at a popular and stylish garden inspiration: the English country garden. You might not be Alan Titchmarsh, but using a bit of inventiveness will help you make a few improvements for your garden. Take a look at our mood board for some English garden inspiration:
Clockwise from Top:
Gardener’s gloves and bag – The Contemporary Home – £10
Pimms Original – Pimms – around £15 +
Rattan Garden Furniture – Fishpools – from £185
Gingham Bunting – Cotton Bunting Co – from £12
The English have a great tradition of gardening, from allotments, to stately homes, to beautiful country gardens. Why not use this tradition as inspiration in your own garden? Invest in some decent plant pots is you are a first time gardener and plant a few seeds. Having varying sizes of plant pots, as well as a beautiful herbaceous border is a very English tradition. To get you started, flowers such as sweetpeas, roses, dog roses, or fuchsias are all popular flowers grown in the UK. Gardening is a really relaxing hobby, and you can start small. Make the most of the fresh air, pick up a trowel and have a dabble in your garden. After all your hard work, reward yourself with a delicious Pimms Cocktail! What’s stopping you?