Garden Maintenance Jobs for Summer

With summer comes higher temperatures and very often a good dose of rain, which means that lawns and planting of all kinds, wanted or unwanted, are burgeoning now – so there is plenty of garden maintenance to be done to keep it all under control! Read the full article


7 Ways to Minimise Garden Maintenance

What do you do if you love having a garden, but hate garden maintenance? Essex-based garden design and landscaping company The Constant Gardener are experts at creating low maintenance garden designs for those who like to spend time IN their gardens, not ON them. Here we offer 7 suggestions for minimising the work you need to do in your garden. Read the full article


Landscape Gardener, Designer or Architect – Which Do You Need?

Thinking of hiring a professional to landscape your garden? While carrying out some online research to find a company near you, you may well have come across a variety of terms used by different landscaping companies. In particular, you will find five terms in common use in the UK: landscape gardener, landscape architect, landscape designer, landscaper and garden designer. Read the full article …


A Brief History of Landscape Gardening

At first glance landscape gardening appears to be a relatively modern trend, encouraged by the many peak time TV programmes of the 80s and 90s. However, the desire to create gardens that are either functional or beautiful, or both, goes back many centuries and has prominence in most cultures. Read the full article …


How to choose a landscape gardener

The task of choosing a good landscape gardener may seem daunting, especially as you may well be living with the results of their work for the next 10, 20 or even 30 years. Calling on the help of a landscaping company may be something that you do just once in a lifetime, so few garden owners have any experience of knowing what to look for. Read the full article …


6 Good Reasons to have a Garden Makeover

While most of us will tend to update the decor or layout of our home’s interior from time to time as a matter of course, getting a garden makeover tends to happen much less frequently, with the result that homeowners may not be getting as much value out of their home’s outdoor space as they could. Read the full article …


Can Garden Landscaping Add Value to Your Home?

Can garden landscaping really add value to your property? While many experts claim that it can, others warn against spending too much on landscaping, arguing that you may not recoup everything you have spent or that designs which are too individual can actually put off buyers. Read the full article …