new garden for a victorian house in a conservation area

Victorian town house garden in a conservation area  … have been busy working on some new design projects, here is one of them, a long thin garden in the ashburnham conservation area.  A new extenstion will be added to the house, and the garden will be landscaped at the same […]

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scampston walled gardens N yorkshire

  http://www.scampston.co.uk/gardens.html I visited the walled garden at Scampston North yorkshire at the weekend, and its worth a visit if you are ever in the area.  The silent garden and the grass garden were the most peaceful enclosed spaces that i have been in for a while. Beautiful inspired planting. […]

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weeds are in vogue………

Are these weeds or wildflowers? Its a fact… weeds are in… evident in some of the gardens at chelsea flower show in May this year… what is one mans weed is another wild flower or garden flower…

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see how a new herbaceous border can transform the whole garden

Clients happy testimonial…. “We moved into a victorian terraced house in late summer 2011. It has a lovely long south-facing garden and although the hard landscaping had already  been done (path,patios)  and a lawn laid ,there was very little  planting in the two west and east facing borders.We’d been without […]

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regular garden maintenance will keep you garden looking lovely

I spent a few hours last week tyding up this little garden which we designed in March this year… weeding, trimming, dead heading, feeding, planting bedding and I took some photos once I had finished. The garden is settling in nicely, even after just 6 months. It is so important […]

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wild flower meadows at the olympic site

  What did you think of the wild flower planting at the olympic park site?  I was lucky enough to get a ticket to the stadium, and had time to take in the lovely landscaping around the park. It has inspired me to use more wild flower planting schemes in […]

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The Savill Garden

The Savill Garden is one of Britain’s greatest ornamental gardens, a lovely place to visit. Even though the car park was full to the brim of cars, the garden seemed empty when walking around the 35 acres of contemporary and classically designed gardens and exotic woodland.  It is very much […]

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Marjorelle Garden in Marrakesh, Morocco

This garden was created by the French painter Jacques Majorelle in the 1920’s and the the blue colour used throughout the garden has been patened… Marjorelle blue.  Marjorelle also collected plants,  and the resulting garden is extraordinary, water is a very important feature throughout, it has marble pools, banana trees, fab succulents, groves of bamboo, coconut […]

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