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Lighting Your Garden

Lighting your garden is an important consideration in the overall design. We will produce detailed lighting plans with you to ensure that lighting your garden has an appropriate practical and...

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Garden Goals

Garden goals really are very personal. All sorts of factors depend on what you wish to achieve, but I would recommend think about the atmosphere of the garden. Of course,...

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Great Garden Spaces

A great garden space does not only rely on the size of the plot you have. Whether a tiny courtyard or country estate or something in between, it is the...

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Using evergreens in the garden

Evergreen Structure Using evergreens in the garden are crucial in our designs. Not only do they offer all year round interest, their strong forms ensure balance and height through the...

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Appointing a Garden Designer

Appointing a garden designer for the first time can be rather daunting. Mostly, our new enquiries are from recommendation, which to us, is the best form of introduction.  Clients are...

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Winter Gardens Stand Strong

In the Depths of Winter the Winter Gardens Stand Strong As the season changes and the colder weather wraps its chilly breath around us, winter gardens stand strong. Offering sharp...

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Seeking Shade

Seeking shade in the garden. The comforting warmth and feel goodness of the sun can’t be under estimated, but seeking shade in the garden during these hot spells seems a...

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Summer Garden Party Preparations

Summer garden party preparations under way. It may be difficult to envisage a summer garden party after such a deluge of rain, but we are confident that the weather WILL...

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Plants looking good in May

Plants looking good in May. During the month of May as the weather warms and the days lengthen, it is great to consider what’s looking good in the garden right...

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Garden detailing

This type of garden detailing is very satisfying. Our clients wished to personalise their garden by incorporating a bespoke design within the brick entrance pad to the front door. It not...

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Garden Construction Work

Garden construction work moves forward. Visiting this week to monitor the garden build progress, much has been achieved in seven days. It is great working with a regular landscape team,...

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Garden Build Progress

Visiting after one week, is it great to see the garden build progress so positively. Much has been achieved and the dig out is now complete. Now down to solid...

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Bringing Garden Designs to Life – The Build Begins

I am writing this, as the first in a series of blogs. Showing the process of bringing one of our garden designs to life. From paper, through the construction stage...

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International Women’s Day

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 on March 8th, I thought about writing this blog on a distinguished, female garden designer. It would have been easy to research and...

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Designing small outdoor spaces

Gardens naturally come in all shapes and sizes yet designing a smaller outdoor space can sometimes pose a challenge. The same elements usually still need to be included from a...

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Wonderful Winter Pots and Festive Garden Ideas

It’s not too late to think about some wonderful winter pots for your garden and not too early to think about some festive garden ideas! Whether you have a balcony,...

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The Benefits of Gardening

Much has been written about the benefits of gardening. For me, one of these benefits is actually writing about it! Starting a regular blog piece has meant that I am...

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Gertrude Jekyll – Influential Garden Designer

A Life Long Legacy Gertrude Jekyll left a life long legacy to all us keen gardeners, whether embarking on gardening as a hobby or a career we have so much...

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Bulbs, that time again… let’s make plans….

Bulbs, so we've reached that time of year again as our seasons now change. The garden starts to dissolve into various shades of brown or, dare I say it, yellow… as...

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Cutting back your garden, autumn axe or spring shear?

What's the best approach for cutting back your garden? Seasonal interest is always top of our clients’ requirements in regard to the planting, once the garden has been built. We...

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Accessorising your garden

As a nation, we love to accessorise our homes and accessorising your garden should be no exception. We find once the new garden has been built from our design plans,...

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Glamorous pickings, cut, cut and flower again

After time and effort spent in your garden, it is such a delight to bring your blooms into the house. Nothing can be more true than the glamorous pickings of...

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