Architectural Plants

Architectural Plants Today’s blog is list of plants, shrubs and trees which can be used as architectural form plants to create an eye catching piece in your garden. By adding a couple of carefully chosen plants, trees and shrubs one can go far to increasing the appeal...

10 trendy low-maintenance landscaping plants

10 trendy low-maintenance landscaping plants Lately, walking through some of the residential projects installed by Contours Design Studio, I noticed some unusual plants making a regular appearance. Many of these you might not know yet, but welcome them into your...

10 Great Tips to Starting Your Own Veggie Garden

10 Great Tips to Starting Your Own Veggie Garden More and more people are choosing to grow their own vegetables, rather than purchasing them from the store. But growing your own veggies requires a bit of planning and preparation if you want to get the best...

7 Garden Design Tips for Small Spaces

7 Garden Design Tips for Small Spaces There are a few tips to keep in mind when planning a small garden, courtyard or patio garden to help maximise the feeling of space. Try and limit the functions that are only absolutely necessary for one particular area. For...

Don’t let looks deceive you – These are harmful & illegal

Don’t let looks deceive you – These are harmful & illegal We’re flipping the other side of the coin today to discuss 10 culprit plants and weeds that are often kept in gardens for their pleasing or extraordinary looks and ornamental value. But many gardeners...

How to combine edibles & ornamentals in your garden

How to combine edibles & ornamentals in your garden A how-to guide for combining edibles & ornamentals in your garden. We’ll view the topic from both angles: introducing edibles into your ornamental garden, and bringing ornamentals, preferentially beneficial...