Friday October 30, 2020

Giving your garden room to blossom

Create an enjoyable and useful exterior space by looking inwards. Zoning and lighting are just two of the many tools you can employ

28th May, 2017
Design consultancy Kingston Lafferty built this outdoor dining area as part of a tiered garden project in Ranelagh

The human brain is hardwired to enjoy the outdoors. Being with nature is healing, uplifting and peaceful; and yet the garden is an often-overlooked space within our homes.

This is forgiveable in a climate as temperamental as the Irish one, which can inhibit the frequency at which we use our gardens.

As Irish homeowners, our most used spaces are largely indoor areas like large open-plan kitchens and cosy snugs. As such, they are prioritised and...

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