We were appointed by CALA Homes East Scotland to Design and Build a show home garden in the popular tourist and golfing town of Gullane.Read More
Have you ever lived in a property with a courtyard garden and tried to make the space bright and colourful? If so, you’ll know just how difficult that is because of the lack of light, water and nutrients. So what do you do?
Many people have found success by using living walls, plant pots and containers. But there are a few things you should know before you buy and implement a living wall to ensure you can give it the right amount of light, nutrients and water. This post will tell you what you will need to know to make sure you select a product that will let you successfully increase the light and colour of the area.
So you’re looking for light and colour in a dark courtyard, what are your options? The best method of ensuring you end up with something aesthetically beautiful as well as practical is by looking at these things:
So this is what we had to do for our client, the area was built on a granite base so there was no way to get any nutrients from the soil and we wanted it to be a flexible area as well so why not use modular planters that can be arranged to your heart’s desire??? The planting in this scheme is all artificial… what did I tell you right?? You would never have known until I told you. Now the benefits of this were;
So now you know, artificial can be just as if not sometimes more beautiful than natural but if you ask me I’d always use natural where I could. Go on call me old fashioned if you want…