Home & Garden

Interiors: A room
of one’s own

Why do we decorate? The use of an exotic paint shade, the creative upcycling of an antique chair or the choice of a black quartz kitchen must be about expressin...

Gardening: Autumn Glow

Now is the best time to plant many trees and shrubs, says Elly West. Get them in the soil while it’s still warm to give them the best start for next season T...

Gardens: Small but perfectly formed

Elly West has plenty of tips for good garden design in a limited city space Most of my adult years have been spent in London, where any kind of garden is a l...

Churches: Diving Living

They’re few and far between, says Serena Ralston, but wouldn’t it be a dream to live in one of the beautiful old churches being transformed into residential pro...

Gardening: The Little Extras

A well-maintained garden is said to add between five and 20 per cent to a property’s value and it’s an investment that literally grows, says Elly West Summer...

Gardening: Fabulous Fuschias

Elly West firmly believes there’s a place for this divisive bloom in contemporary border schemes Usually associated with exuberant summer bedding schemes and...

Temple Homes: Ethical Lettings

Steve Mueller director at Temple Homes tells us more about ethical lettings. At Temple Homes, our business is founded on the belief that landlords and tenant...

Garden Affairs: Room To Be Creative

A growing number of artists and artisans are opting for ‘shedworking’, setting up light, warm and airy studios conveniently sited in their gardens. Georgette Mc...

Gardening: A
Vertical Challenge

Any garden, large or small, can accommodate climbers: this month Elly West is all about that other dimension An established wisteria, its long racemes of pal...