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Interiors

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

We may be living in an era of designer labels and flourishing boutiques and upmarket stores, but the reinvention of old objects has never been so popular. From fabric and furniture to wood and wheels, there’s the potential for new life in many things. So before you’re tempted to throw out that ‘old junk’, take a look at how creative people in Hertfordshire are making reinvention chic. By Sandra Smith

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Tile finishes, such as 'wood' and 'brick' are now exceptionally realistic

Patrick Jenner, retail manager of N&C Tiles and Bathrooms, gives tips on achieving a classic ‘loft living’ look

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Gardens

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Julie Shardlow celebrates topiary

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Prairie-style planting

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Grasses and Bronze Fennel add height in the border

With wonderful views but an exposed site, an inspiring Old Knebworth garden has been created with colourful prairie-style planting. Philippa Pearson explores

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The Gardening Coach: May

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Peonies - the essence of an English traditional garden

Judy Shardlow is head over heels with an English garden beauty

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Gardening: The draw of Chelsea

Monday, May 11, 2015
Arthur Jack's George style planters bring grace to gardens

As the world’s most prestigious horticultural event, the Chelsea Flower Show, opens later this month, Philippa Pearson looks at the latest garden trends and Herts exhibitors

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River Garden floats judges’ boat

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The River Garden in St Albans

The Society of Garden Designers has recognised the work of St Albans’ Rosemary Coldstream, awarding her River Garden ‘best pocket garden’ at its annual awards

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Property Market

Danni and Gus Christie. Picture by Jim Holden

The Christie family have made an internationally renowned success of their Glyndebourne grounds. But how have Gus Christie and his wife, soprano Danielle de Niese, made an opera house a home?

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Best things about living in Hook

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Hook is surrounded by pretty villages - such as Rotherwick with its pubs, ponies and landrovers.

Hook always feels as though it’s on the way to somewhere else, Emma Caulton wonders about the pleasures of staying put

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Summer Place, Bowdon

Family friendly

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Planning Finder

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Monday, March 30, 2015

Thinking of making your next move? Here are some reasons to make it with Savills...

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Sponsored:Lucas Estate Agents

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Lucas Estate Agents

Lucas Estate Agents cover the Isle of Anglesey, Bangor and the surrounding area and pride themselves on a professional, yet friendly, service,

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Sponsored:Savills Chester

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Savills Chester

Whether you’re buying, selling or simply trying to find out more about the property market, Savills can help...

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Sponsored:Savills Wilmslow

Friday, February 20, 2015
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Whether you’re buying, selling or simply trying to find out more about the property market, Savills can help.

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Sponsored:Sylva

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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