what kind of gardener are you?
Whether you are seasoned gardener technically and expertly driven, or a green-fingered novice devoted to fun and enjoyable gardening, the nation’s appetite for this favorite pastime continues to soar. But how exactly?
We break down the boundaries of traditional boundaries with a more relaxed approach to mixed planting; there is a turn towards greener, more durable lifestyles; we take care of bees and butterflies by planting for wildlife; urban gardeners are taking the ‘Grow Your Own’ trend in new directions by turning hanging baskets and containers into miniature vegetable plots; we embrace the physical and mental benefits of outdoor projects; and we make the most of the outdoor life by transforming our gardens in the fifth room.
Help us learn about the top trends shaping our gardens – and the way we garden – by taking House Beautiful’s Big Gardening Survey. We would love to know exactly how you are using your outdoor space, whether large or small. Ready to tell us about your gardening habits? There are five sections to explore: The Gardener, Grow Yours, Sustainable Gardening, Outdoor Living, and Indoor Gardening.
Whether you garden on a balcony, on a small plot, or have the luxury of space, today’s gardeners are pushing the boundaries of how and where they grow their plants.
From carrots to tomatoes, growing your own fresh, tasty, organic produce is extremely rewarding and profitable – and its popularity is increasing.
Eco-conscious gardeners are looking for a more sustainable and eco-friendly way of gardening, with more consideration for wildlife and the dangers it faces.
We sought refuge in the calming surroundings of our gardens throughout the pandemic last year. From garden sofas to rugs and lanterns to fireplaces, Lockdown has seen many of us recreate our outdoor living room (aka the fifth room) for a cozy garden setting, with separate areas for dining, entertaining and relax.
Not everyone has a garden, but the obsession with houseplants in the UK continues to grow. When it comes to plant parenting, a recent survey found that 15% of respondents have names for all of their plants, and plant playlists are also a thing, with Spotify reporting an almost 1,400% increase in plant parenting. flow for his “Music for Playlist of Plants over the past 12 months. But how are you doing?”
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