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Think about colour co­or­di­na­tion. “Peo­ple put to­gether colours in a gar­den that they wouldn’t dream of putting to­gether in their home. Too many pink plants look aw­ful,” says Lizzie Tulip

Have a fo­cal point, whether it’s a gate­way, a pot, or­na­ment or beau­ti­ful plant.

Have a gar­den bench or seat­ing. Peo­ple of­ten for­get this and seat­ing means you can sit and en­joy the gar­den.

Have some el­e­ment of grow your own, so veg­etable plots, fruit trees or herbs in pots.

Have a gar­den build­ing if you have the space. A gar­den of­fice or beau­ti­ful sum­mer­house will add value

For larger coun­try houses a ten­nis court is still de­sir­able as is a pool but only if it is well de­signed. The lat­est trend is for nat­u­ral swim­ming ponds and lakes, which are chem­i­cal free.

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