Rhoda Parry

Rhoda Parry is the former Editorial Director of Ideal Home, the UK’s best-known media brand, and its sister titles, 25 Beautiful Homes and Style at Home. She is also former Editorial Director for Gardeningetc, Amateur Gardening and Easy Gardens.

As an experienced Interiors and Gardens journalist, she’s spent her career tracking the trends, interviewing the experts and reviewing the best products for inside and outside living spaces. When she’s not writing, she’s tending to her gravel garden that overlooks the sea in Sussex. 

    Articles by Rhoda Parry

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    Jobs to do in the garden in April – it’s time to get stuck in outdoors

    Our 10 top jobs to do in your garden in April to help you get ahead outdoors this year.

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    Farmhouse kitchen ideas: how to design a modern country-style space 

    Create a casual-yet-stylish cooking hub with farmhouse kitchen ideas that tick the boxes for rustic originality and modern-day traditionalism

    Bright modern hallway with solid wooden door, floor-to-ceiling window and room divider

    Hallway ideas: come on in to a welcoming space

    Looking to make a more impactful entrance? Our hallway ideas are high on storage, style and neat-and-tidy solutions

    Blue kitchen with peninsular breakfast bar and three stools

    Take a seat – 10 breakfast bar ideas for a more sociable kitchen

    Looking for breakfast bar ideas that are high on purpose and style? Our experts explore the options for your kitchen-diner.

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    Japanese garden ideas for a tranquil, low-maintenance space

    Discover Japanese garden ideas that are low on maintenance and high on life, beauty, and the natural world.

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    U-shaped small kitchen ideas: how to work the perfect cook’s layout

    Our guide to U-shaped small kitchen design gives you the planning know-how needed to create the perfect three-sided cooking space