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RHS Chelsea 2017 RHS Chelsea 2017

This year I was lucky enough to be working at the RHS Chelsea Flower show, where I planted out a Gold Medal winning garden. ‘Mind Trap’ was a Fresh Garden sponsored by idverde Europe’s leading green services provider.  The garden was conceived by Ian Price, from Northern Ireland...

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RHS Hampton Court 2016 RHS Hampton Court 2016

A Summer Retreat offered a place of beauty to sit in peace, inspired by the Arts & Crafts Movement, embracing the values of simplicity, craftsmanship and nature.  The exuberant and colourful planting was contained by orderley geometric shapes in the form of hedges, paths, seating and a summ...

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RHS Tatton Silver Gilt 2015 RHS Tatton Silver Gilt 2015

Maggie’s Water Garden Celebrating 25 Years of homes4U, was awarded a Silver Gilt medal at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2015. This ambitious galvanized steel water garden with its white and green planting was inspired by the Art Deco period, creating a place of calm to sit, meditate and refl...

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RHS Tatton Gold Medal 2014 RHS Tatton Gold Medal 2014

Maggie’s Forest Garden was awarded Best Show Garden and RHS Gold Medal for this inspired multi layered design. The timber planters represented the then fifteen Maggie’s centres across the UK, whilst the swings and water brought calm and movement to the garden. ...

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Urban garden Urban garden

‘From a Jungle to Joy’… the client never sat in their garden nor paid it any attention until spring of 2016 they decided to find ‘someone to take on such a challenge’.  We explored ideas suitable for their wants and needs, of sitting areas, low maintenance, movement and informal planti...

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Modern Garden Modern Garden

This compact area to the rear of the house was designed to compliment the recent modern extention.  The raised beds provide easy access and wrap the colours and textures of the plants around the area.  A wooden bicycle / tool shed with a green roof and two seating areas were also included withi...

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Courtyard garden Courtyard garden

The main brief for this garden was to design a welcoming space, giving sancturary and a secret garden ambiance.  Providing focal points and interest from the windows overlooking the garden.  There is still finishing work to be done and ideas for the screening are still being considered. Overall...

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Garden re styled Garden re styled

This design brief was to create an area for enjoyment and entertaining, incorporating the exisiting patio.   The raised wooden beds and pergola provide balance to the new oak planters with obelisks. The lawn was reshaped and the evening seated area moved to a more central position....

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Small design projects Small design projects

These are all small projects which have been created using customers existing materials, usually found hidden away within their garden. Slates, tiles, rockery stones can all be recycled to provide a little inspirational moment!...

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Planting new boarder Planting new boarder

These new boarders were the finishing touch to a renovated garden.  The client required textured plants with tonal colours in keeping with the new walls and paint colours....

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Planting boarder with a view Planting boarder with a view

This newly created boarder looks out over a golf course with beautiful trees and colour.  The customer requested a boarder which created a barrier without blocking the view and would keep some of the leaves out of the garden!...

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Planting new curved boarder Planting new curved boarder

This is a planting scheme where the customer required a completed new boarder to be planted providing interest and colour within this re styled garden area....

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A Nottinghamshire family garden A Nottinghamshire family garden

The brief was to create a friendly and easy to maintain space which would wrap around the new house extension linking the indoor and outdoor spaces. The design incorporates a breakfast patio, an entertainment area, with an area for a swimming pool and uses the existing rockery site to cre...

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A garden to create extended retail space A garden to create extended retail space

This low maintenance garden situated to the rear of the shop provides another commercial area to display outdoor furniture and goods. Safe access to the upholstery unit at the back of the garden area and the offices above was incorporated into the design, along with screening to improve privacy f...

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A Nottinghamshire garden A Nottinghamshire garden

The design brief was to create a functional and social space with improved privacy from the road, whilst keeping the high leylandii hedge to the two sides of the boundary. An evening patio, day patio and breakfast patio were all linked to the unique collection of buildings and focal point...

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A contemporary garden London A contemporary garden London

The importance of this design was to link a new patio area with the rest of the triangular shaped garden, whilst maintaining the existing boundary. The whole area has movement and shape with new planting and hardscape, seating areas and evening lighting, all reflecting the modern and elegant styl...

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A London community garden A London community garden

This garden on the side of a railway cutting, offered a site to be developed into an educational and entertainment area for the community, with access for the less able to upper garden. Winding paths and steps allowed movement down the steep slope where wildflower planting, a small orchard area a...

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A garden with a challenge A garden with a challenge

The clients were keen to update their garden and patio, whilst preserving the fallen Cherry tree within the main lawn area. Linking these together with improved privacy from the surrounding buildings, rebuilding of the boundary fence and designing a creative access from the lower level patio to t...

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