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A Garden of Curves

Location: Hampshire

Brief: To transform a large, empty plot into an informal, colourful country garden.

This sizeable plot at the rear of a new build house was a complete blank canvas, the only existing feature being the lovely mature… Continue reading

Making over a garden on a budget

If money was no object, it would be very easy to spend thousands of pounds having a garden landscaped, but if your budget is a modest one, here are just a few ways to achieve an attractive, designed look without… Continue reading

Snowdrops – A prelude to spring

woodland snowdrop scene

It’s been a stormy, and often time gloomy, start to the year so far, but guaranteed to bring a smile to my face no matter what the weather are the nodding heads of snowdrops that flank the walk up to my office. Continue reading

September News

DaffodilsAutumn -‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ – and time to plan your display of colourful bulbs for spring. These really are the curtain-raisers of the gardening year, and drifted through borders, they will help fill gaps and provide colour and interest before the first herbaceous perennials start to appear. Continue reading

Small Formal Garden

Location: Dorset

Brief: To transform the long neglected, rear garden of an old Farm House into an attractive space with a formal, Mediterranean-inspired feel.

This small garden had been neglected for a number of years and was now overgrown and lacking any real structure. Any redesign would need to accommodate the large studio (quite a feature in itself) being built at the far end of the garden in order for it to sit harmoniously within the site, and would also need to unite the house with the garden. Continue reading