Homes & Interiors/Gardens

  • 31 August 2014

    Designing and decorating my new home has refreshed my understanding about many of the processes which I go through with my clients, and principal amongst these has been working with colour.

  • 30 August 2014

    These are the last few weeks of the tomato harvest, so how do you make the most of what remains?

  • 24 August 2014

    We found this place - in Tighnabruaich - 10 years ago.

  • 23 August 2014

    Down at the Auchinstarry Marina, near Kilsyth, Iain Withers and his girlfriend Sarah Wakeford have just finished breakfast aboard the narrowboat Marback Pheonix.

  • 2 August 2014

    For once, this summer the problem for gardeners is too little rather than too much water.

  • 26 July 2014

    This month and next are prime times for sharpening your secateurs, since most fruit bushes and trees need pruning in summer for a better harvest the following year, and deciduous hedges must be clipped for extra bushiness.

  • 20 July 2014

    Using light to design a home is trickier than you might think, because new technologies and regulations affect the type and number of fittings you can have in a domestic setting.

  • 20 July 2014

    Every night I charge my phone on my bedside table but find the cable really ugly to look at so this week's project will show you how to cover this up.

  • 19 July 2014

    The bearded iris is an early summer treat whose rhizomes should be lifted and divided now if you want more for free.

  • 13 July 2014

    When I found this pattern online for a bird-shaped pin cushion, I couldn't resist and thought I would share with you some tips which you can use to make many different shapes.

  • 13 July 2014

    WE have lived in this flat in Govanhill's south side for nearly seven years and the kitchen was the reason we bought the place.

  • 6 July 2014

    WEDDING season is upon us and if you are anything like me you'll love getting dolled up for the big event.

  • 5 July 2014

    As I said last week, keeping a close eye on your plants is the key to picking up any problems they may be having.