What is landscape design all about? *

At what point do you stop being a gardener and start becoming a landscape designer? We at Sloane and Sons Garden Benches are passionate about garden design and are always looking to learn more. How can you make that step up in landscape design? What is it all about?

The overall idea of landscape design

When you define landscape design, it doesn’t sound that much different to gardening. It is the art of arranging and modifying the features of an area for aesthetic effect and practical application. See what we mean – this sounds a lot like how you would define gardening too. Continue reading “What is landscape design all about? *”


Grow your own for a healthier Summer! *

Want to make healthier choices this summer? The aim of National Allotment Week this year (which begins on Monday 13th August) is to encourage more people to grow their own fruit and veg. Growing your own is one of the best and most rewarding ways to kick start a healthier lifestyle – and it’s also much easier than you may think!

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Things I would like to do more of

In terms of my hobbies and interests, I feel like things have turned pretty static. Although for some people, it’s totally fine to have a select few hobbies that they rarely stray from throughout their entire life is absolutely fine, for me, I feel like I’m in a place now where I need to expand and broaden my hobby related horizons a little bit. Of course reading will always be my biggest and number 1 hobby, nothing will ever take that away from me (I hope) and despite making some money from blogging now, I still more or less consider it a elaborate and time-consuming interest of mine. I love Yoga and watching films and TV shows but that’s more or less where my hobbying ends. Blogging, reading, TV and Yoga. It’s not a very diverse list is it?

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