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Bold ideas: How to create a fashionable Garden

Some people assure that your imagination and purpose in life has no limits, interior design magazine Homes & Gardens tells us all about Paul and Pauline McBride Sussex Praire Garden. They had the bold idea to transform their family farm in to an amazing garden.

Today, I will share more details about this incredible life history and also give you some of their essential tips to procreate their modern garden arquitecture, even if yours it’s in a smaller scale, yes it is possible!!

Sussex Prairie Garden

Both Paul and Pauline are professional horticulturist, they´ve been overseas for a long time but they return to England in 2007 because Pauline´s father could no longer manage the family farm. After he died they decided to create a public garden, different from the others formal gardens turning it more naturalistic and focus on hardly perennial and grasses.

Paul & Pauline McBride

All this conception took one year to create, was necessary three months to plan the borders they propagated 30,000 plants from a selection of parents plants, bought in nurseries in Britain and Europe. With the help of 40 people including friends and family after three months was possible to transplant the flowers and in 2009 they open the garden for the public.

Sussex Praire Garden

They gave to Homes & Gardens tips to pro-create this incredible garden and the best advices are to planning a prairie border even if your garden isn´t that large you can create a similar effect on a smaller scale by knitting together a group of seven to nine plants of the same species, other advice is to combine colours, the best way to get inspired is to visit gardens and look for books that can show you the best combinations. Paul and Pauline selected bright contrast like golden yellow Rudbeckia with fuchsia pink Aster

Prairie Garden

I hope you have enjoyed this article!!!

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