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2LG Studio founders create garden pavilion with a “touch of Beetlejuice” for their own home

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Gallery: You wouldn’t believe what this shack looks like now (Lovemoney)

Interior designers Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead, founders of 2LG Studio, have built a white-stained timber pavilion with a circular cutout window in their back garden.



Garden pavilion by 2LG Studio


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Garden pavilion by 2LG Studio

Designed during the coronavirus lockdown, the pavilion was the final element of Cluroe and Whitehead’s five-year renovation of their own home in Forest Hill, southeast London.



a bench in front of a tree: 2LG Studio has built a pavilion in the founders' back garden


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2LG Studio has built a pavilion in the founders’ back garden

“It was time the garden had our attention and we wanted to create something that could be a focal point, but also unite the inside of our home with the outside,” explained Whitehead from 2LG Studio.

“Our home has been our passion project over the past few years – it’s been the catalyst for so many of our product design collaborations over the

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How to Create a Butterfly Garden – The Garden Helper

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Viceroy Butterfly

Swallowtail Butterfly

Question Mark Butterfly

Atala Butterfly

Pink Edged Sulpher Butterfly

Butterflies don’t need anything fancy or expensive. Just a large, open, sun-filled area, some nectar flowers for adult Butterflies, some food sources for caterpillars, shelter from extreme weather, a shallow butterfly ‘pool’, and a few good sunning rocks.

Butterfly Gardens

One note for dedicated gardeners who may be appalled at the idea of actually inviting caterpillars in for lunch… Very few butterfly species ever cause harm to your garden plants!
If they do become a nuisance, if for instance Cabbage Whites are decimating your Nasturtiums – picking the larvae off by hand is a simple task… done.
If you already have a growing herb garden, you are well on the way to having a full fledged Butterfly friendly garden already! Most Butterflies love the flowers of herbs. If you have the beginnings of a Butterfly garden, you might want to consider adding an herb section to your plans. Reserving a

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Create

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Monarch Butterfly: Mary Windhorst

Wildlife need our help. Human activity has changed and eliminated habitat, locally, and on the global scale, and birds, butterflies, and other wildlife are pushed into ever-shrinking wilderness areas.

You can make a difference. You can invite wildlife back to your own yard and neighborhood by planting a simple garden that provides habitat. Imagine your garden teeming with singing songbirds, colorful butterflies, flitting hummingbirds, and other small wildlife.

Providing a sustainable habitat for wildlife begins with your plants. That’s why we call it a wildlife habitat “garden.” When you plant the native plant species that wildlife depend on, you create habitat and begin to restore your local environment. Adding water sources, nesting boxes, and other habitat features enhances the habitat value of your garden to wildlife. By choosing natural gardening practices, you make your yard a safe place for wildlife.

Creating a wildlife garden reverses some of the human-caused habitat

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