Mature plants in a living space | The Lovely Drawer

Mature plants in a living space | The Lovely Drawer

How we created a green living and working space as featured in the new issue of Another Escape. Plants bring a positive and creative energy to our every day.

How we created a green living and working space as featured in the new issue of Another Escape. Plants bring a positive and creative energy to our every day.

Learn to make shelves to fit your home style, then you just have to add your decor! We love an array of indoor plants.

Learn to make shelves to fit your home style, then you just have to add your decor! We love an array of indoor plants.

Yes! to this month’s Urban Jungle Bloggers topic – show your plant gang! Last month I shot a huge collection of my plants on our Ercol dresser and was blown away by how insanely, gobsmackingly beautiful they all looked that I really didn’t need much encouragement to do it again! So here is 80% of … Read more...

Yes! to this month’s Urban Jungle Bloggers topic – show your plant gang! Last month I shot a huge collection of my plants on our Ercol dresser and was blown away by how insanely, gobsmackingly beautiful they all looked that I really didn’t need much encouragement to do it again! So here is 80% of … Read more...

1 Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna’ from the mildly aromatic silvery green leaves to the violet flower spikes with purple stems. Bees love the flowers that stay looking sharp long after the petals fall, thanks to papery bracts that hold their colour. Dead-heading – either little and often or in one go – encourages new flowering side-shoots till October.  'Caradonna’ loves sun; use it as a purple ribbon through late season grasses or, at 18in (45cm), it is the perfect centrepiece for a pot.

1 Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna’ from the mildly aromatic silvery green leaves to the violet flower spikes with purple stems. Bees love the flowers that stay looking sharp long after the petals fall, thanks to papery bracts that hold their colour. Dead-heading – either little and often or in one go – encourages new flowering side-shoots till October. 'Caradonna’ loves sun; use it as a purple ribbon through late season grasses or, at 18in (45cm), it is the perfect centrepiece for a pot.

Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens, or try it planted en-masse along a path or driveway. Like most hebes, it will flourish in a range of conditions, and once established, it is drought-tolerant, too. The flowers are a magnet for bees and…

Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens, or try it planted en-masse along a path or driveway. Like most hebes, it will flourish in a range of conditions, and once established, it is drought-tolerant, too. The flowers are a magnet for bees and…

A table terrarium You might think you have no space for an indoor garden – but all you need is part of a table. Cacti and succulents are easy to look after, so they’re ideal if you don’t have much time or are often away. A collection of “cactus-scapes” creates drama, so have fun playing with different styles. Click to find out how to make your own.

A table terrarium You might think you have no space for an indoor garden – but all you need is part of a table. Cacti and succulents are easy to look after, so they’re ideal if you don’t have much time or are often away. A collection of “cactus-scapes” creates drama, so have fun playing with different styles. Click to find out how to make your own.

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