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May 2019

April 2019

Garden detailing

2019-04-26T15:17:18+00:00 April 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 only offers a personalised touch but will afford a completely unique point in the garden. The property is certainly quite unique in nature, almost quirky, [...]

Garden Construction Work

2019-04-05T12:50:08+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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, as we can not only rely on superb workmanship and detail but fantastic communication. This is something we pride ourselves on and understand the importance [...]

March 2019

Bringing Garden Designs to Life – The Build Begins

2019-03-21T09:41:18+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 and onto completion. You’re using a garden designer and after weeks of planning your garden with us, the build begins. Budgets have been set and [...]

International Women’s Day

2019-03-04T11:59:20+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 tell you interesting facts about that individual, but then in fact, I thought I would write about my own experience of being a woman in [...]

January 2019

Designing small outdoor spaces

2019-01-11T09:08:54+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 clients’ wish-list, maybe seating, a dining area, possibly a water feature or sculpture and a seasonal planting scheme. It is about being clever with the [...]

November 2018

Wonderful Winter Pots and Festive Garden Ideas

2018-11-23T14:42:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

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, courtyard or large terrace, creative planting really can bring an interesting element to the cold, winter garden. Avoid the pansies and be bold. Evergreen grasses, [...]

October 2018

Gertrude Jekyll – Influential Garden Designer

2018-10-16T16:09:50+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 to be thankful to this astonishing woman.  Born on November 29th 1843 in Mayfair, Jekyll (pronounced “Jeekell”) attended Henry Cole’s School of Art. A natural [...]