Garden Design Project – Part 6

I’m so excited to be at the stage within this blog series where I am able to start showing you the progression of my garden renovation with prettier photos & most of all colour! As lovely as the Global Stone & Bradstone landscaping materials are, without colourful plants & styling the garden still felt like a […]

Garden Design Project – Part 5

Today’s post is all about the bespoke cabin that I had created for my new outdoor studio! It was one of the most exciting parts to watch as it has been a little dream of mine for quite some time. As a print & pattern designer, who is heavily influenced by nature, to be able […]

Garden Design Project – Part 4

Today’s installment of my garden design project series covers the bulk of the excavation & the hard landscaping. If you are following the #rachaeltaylorgarden tag on Instagram you will see sneak peeks at the progress & the almost finished result. The before photos that I shared in post 1 show how much of a transformation […]

Garden Design Project – Part 3

The next stage of my garden renovation process was all about the hard landscaping materials. The term itself isn’t something that I find appealing. I’m all about colour, texture & nature so I knew the right products were instrumental to help me achieve a contemporary style teamed with cottage inspired details bursting with colour & […]

Garden Design Project – Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of my garden design blog series. In this post I will be going through the design process, how the plans came together & taking a look at all of the research I did to get to this point in the design. If you missed part 1 or want to revert back […]

Garden Design Project – Part 1

  I’m finally writing & sharing about the full process of re-designing my garden. Apologies for the delay but please be patient with me… It’s been eventful to say the least! I initially wanted to create a big before, during & after post however there’s far too much to share for one comprehensive blog post. […]

Ideas for transforming your garden🌈🌿

We’re very excited to share that in a recent issue of Cheshire Living magazine you can now find an article written by Rachael on how to colourfully transform your outdoor space: “Colour fanatic and talented designer Rachael Taylor shares some ideas for transforming your garden this summer For anyone who volunteers at Arley Hall, and particularly its gardens, […]

Gardeningetc – Ultimate Garden Hideaway Feature

We were recently excited to see Rachael’s outdoor studio shed featured on Gardeningetc’s article ‘She shed ideas: 13 ways to create the ultimate garden hideaway’! You can find Rachael’s ‘Rainbow Daydream’ shed featured twice in the list for being a work from home ‘she shed’: “Working from home will always be a pleasure in a […]

Arley Hall & Gardens Event – Itinerary & Info

THIS WEEKEND, Sat August 3rd, 11-4pm: Arley Hall & Gardens Nature & Drawing Event! PLEASE NOTE WE WILL BE THERE WHATEVER THE WEATHER & we do have alternate sheltered options there such as: The Vinery (greenhouse), The Coach House (that has been reserved) & The Cruck Barn if we need to avoid the odd shower! Plus there’s […]

This Weekend: Arley Hall & Gardens Drawing Event!

A big thank you to everyone that signed up to the waiting list for this event! An email has been sent out with more information on the day’s itinerary, locations & what to bring with you, as well as a super quick survey link to let us know if you will be attending (please make […]