Tim Richardson

Gardens

Statement front gardens

Front gardens are coming to the fore with dynamic new styles that bring a strong sense of personality. Tim Richardson reports
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Romance returns to the garden

A revival of traditional English garden design – albeit with the occasional flourish of naturalistic planting – is bringing back some much-missed romance to green spaces, says Tim Richardson
Gardens

Cultivated tastes

An increased desire to be in control of what we eat has given the kitchen garden fresh and fashionable appeal. Tim Richardson profiles new approaches to these productive – and seductive – spaces
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Hedge fun: fine forms in foliage

Whether figurative, fanciful or abstract, topiary is once again providing year-round personality and structure in fashionable gardens, says Tim Richardson
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Minimalism to the max

Elegant, structured outdoor spaces are anything but austere when combined with lush, statement greenery. Tim Richardson reveals a generous new approach to geometric garden design
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In it for the lawn term

Great gardens are rarely the result of a finite project. Rather they flourish through an ongoing collaboration with the designer. Tim Richardson reports.
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Pastures new

Inspired by the 18th-century work of Capability Brown, a clutch of landscape designers are restoring rolling pastoral parkland to British estates – even those of a more modest scale. Tim Richardson charts the rise of the ‘pocket park’.
Gardens

Growing some shapes

Turf sculpture is fast becoming the smart way to landscape for those with even a modest acreage, creating beautiful shapes and beguiling shadows. Tim Richardson reports.
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