GardenSite Donates Products To Love Your Garden

Many of you will have seen the latest episode of the popular ITV series 'Love Your Garden', but did you spot the three items that Robert Hall from GardenSite donated to help transform a Salford garden from wasteland to English cottage garden?

Created by Robert Hall on Thursday, 6th of July, 2017.


Photo of Rita and Betty's garden makeover.

We hope you managed to tune in on 5th July to watch Episode 2 of Love Your Garden on ITV, although if you didn't, it's available to catch up and watch on demand or via ITV's website online.

Before the team arrived, Rita and Betty Mills' garden was an ugly concrete yard, described as 'dull, boring and soulless, not a garden at all'.

The task for Alan Titchmarch and his team was to transform this paved wasteland into somewhere that reflected the twins' bright and bubbly personality.

Although in the middle of a city, Alan decided against a contemporary urban theme, the sisters would better appreciate a colourful cottage style garden that was easy to access and manage.

GardenSite was pleased to donate a selection of garden structures to the show in order to makeover Rita and Betty's garden, and as you can see the final design looks absolutely stunning! If you're interested in recreating the look yourself, read on for more information about the key products in this episode.

Horizon Garden Arch

Informal, with a wide variety of plants and quirky features was the plan and, right in the middle, Alan decided to place an Horizon Garden Arch. Adding height and structure, he described the arch as the 'small garden's secret weapon'.

This is an attention-grabbing feature from Zest4Leisure with trellis sides and a pergola style timber roof over which climbing plants such as clematis and honeysuckle can be trained.

The arch is particularly effective placed over a path when anyone passing through will appreciate the plants' lovely scent and colour.

View the full product details for the Horizon Arch here.

Versailles Garden Bench

Taking inspiration from across the channel, the Versailles Garden Bench was a perfect seating choice.

Replicating wrought iron, it has an elegant design finished in either antique bronze or cream.

A cotton cushion can be added for extra comfort and other furniture from the same range completes a lovely dining set.

The bench, which is manufactured by Gablemere, can also be cleverly folded and compactly stored.

View the full product details for the Versailles Bistro Set here.

Economy Potting Table

An Economy Potting Table is perfect for the elderly twins who find bending down rather difficult.

This is another well built Zest4Leisure product that is practical as well as good-looking.

Alan chose it to display potted plants but, when used for sowing and potting, there is edging to prevent any compost from falling off the generously sized table top and a handy shelf underneath for pots and related items.

View the full product details for the Potting Table here.

The end result was a dull back yard totally revitalised by swathes of informal colourful planting held together by structural interest, and GardenSite was pleased to play a part in such a fabulous garden transformation.

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