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Vialii Review of 2016

It’s getting to that time of year. With Christmas on our doorstep, 2016 stretches back behind us, packed full of gorgeous gardens, perfect products and funny Fringe shows! Here is the Vialii review of 2016 and all our best bits… Website of the Year Well it has to be our own…Read More

Christmas Garden Gifts 2016

Vialii Guide to Christmas Gardening Gifts 2016

It’s time for our annual recommendations for cool gifts to give to your loved one this Christmas which will brighten up your garden, appeal to wildlife, satisfy your tummy and help with the gardening chores. There is something to suit everyone so read on to find out more.. Koziol Pi:p…Read More

Garden lighting

Spotlight On Garden Lighting

When we do our initial consultations with clients we have an extensive list of questions we go through to ensure we cover all aspects of gardens and deliver the garden of your dreams. One of the things we discuss is garden lighting. Lighting can transform your garden in the evening…Read More

The cypress trees make a strong statement

Cypress Trees And Why You Should Have Them

We have just planted eight cypress trees in a wonderful garden in Bridge of Allan which we designed and built for our clients. The garden has been complete for a while apart from said trees as we were waiting on them arriving from Italy.  And wow, what a difference they…Read More

A lovely day out at Jupiter Artland

Jupiter Artland: Out Of This World

Jupiter Artland, squirrelled away in West Lothian, is aptly named as it is truly out of this world. From the moment you arrive, the attention to detail of every single element of the garden is quite breathtaking. We were lucky enough to be accompanied by our good friend and talented…Read More

"Raised Bed Revolution" by Tara Nolan

#RaisedBedRevolution – Book Review

We’ve recently been sent a copy of “Raised Bed Revolution”, a new book by Tara Nolan all about one of our favourite garden features – the raised beds. We have designed and built a variety of raised beds over the years, using different materials and using different designs and shapes,…Read More

love-local-summer-16

Love Local Mag

We share some brilliant tips on how to keep children entertained outdoors throughout the summer holidays.

The Sky Planter

Our Pick of Unusual Planters

Planters are a great way to add colour and panache to any garden, however big or small. They can also help to deal with all sorts of issues including soil quality, pests, access. But a planter need not be as simple as just a run-of-the-mill pot that you see at…Read More

Garden design by Vialii

When Should You Commission A Garden Designer?

It’s that wonderful time of year when the sun has started to shine, kids are out playing in the street, the evenings are stretching longer every day and flowers, leaves and blossom are unfurling everywhere. And with that, our phone and email are going like tickets for an Adele concert…Read More

Vintage brick patio

Fancy Paths! – Intricate Paving Ideas For Your Garden

For many clients, a beautiful natural stone path fits perfectly in their garden. But for others, they want something a little different. Here are a few ideas if you are looking for inspiration for an alternative path or an intricate paving in your garden… This garden features a mix of…Read More

A happy Flynn in the garden

Dog Friendly Gardens, What To Consider…

It’s not just bark of the decorative variety that we need to consider in the gardens we design, it’s very often our clients’ prized pooches we need to incorporate. So what do we need to consider in dog friendly gardens? Well here are some of our top tips… Keeping your…Read More

Bridge of Allan Times Winter 2010

Love Local Mag

We were asked to contribute an article to Love Local Mag giving all the great reasons “why we should get outdoors…”

Rendered seat with hardwood finish

Take A Seat, Vialii Style

At Vialii, when we design your garden we think about EVERY last detail. From the garden structure, where the sunny parts are, what plants will work best, what time you have to maintain the garden, what style you like, we think about it all. And one of the most important…Read More

A sensory wall with lots to explore

Making Sense of Your Garden

We are working on two different community projects at the moment, both of which include a sensory garden. It is so much fun designing these spaces and ensuring every sense is stimulated. Here are some of the features we are considering for these spaces which could be easily incorporated into…Read More

Lulu and her garden playhouse

Vialii Review of 2015

As we squelch forward into 2016, we thought it would be good time to sit back with a cuppa and have a review of 2015. It was another great year for us here at Vialii Towers (especially for Jill & Tilda off on maternity leave!) and we share our garden related…Read More

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