Flourishing Gardens – A Beautiful Beach Themed Garden

Flourishing Gardens – A Beautiful Beach Themed Garden

What better way to enjoy the beach all year round than have your own beautiful beach themed garden! As a Brighton based company, our customer Flourishing Gardens have a lot to inspire them. Therefore it is no surprise that they are experts in beach themed landscape design, construction and maintenance. The Brief This particular beach themed garden is located on the cliff tops in Rottingdean, just outside of Brighton. It was created for clients who are NHS workers and required…

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6 Ways to Enjoy your Garden This Autumn

6 Ways to Enjoy your Garden This Autumn

Autumn might be on its way but don’t let that put you off getting out into the garden. This blog aims to provide you with 6 ways to enjoy your garden this Autumn. The autumnal weather offers up lots of crisp, sunny days so is the perfect time to clean-up your outdoor space and prepare it for the winter months ahead. It’s also a great time to take advantage of the sunlight that’s still around and encourage young family members…

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Yew Gardens – A Beautiful Split Level Garden

Yew Gardens – A Beautiful Split Level Garden

Our Customer Yew Gardens who are based in Wales, specialise in garden design and construction. They completed this beautiful split level garden for their client whose outside area included a steep slope. The Design Their client approached them through Instagram, having seen inspirational pictures of their previous work. As they were unsure how they could improve their outside space, they needed some professional help. This was largely due to the fact their garden had a steep slope leading away from…

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Slate Seating Area For Community Garden

Slate Seating Area For Community Garden

Our Blue Slate 20mm was used to create a slate seating area for a community garden. Members of the Dahlia Gardening Club use the Garden. They are a newly formed charity gardening club of over 60’s, living in Sheltered Accommodation blocks in Southampton. They wanted to create a slate seating area to improve their communal garden so residents can sit comfortably there. In warmer weather the area will also hold community and social events. The Project Julie from Dahlia Gardening…

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How To Choose Your Paving

How To Choose Your Paving

Are you wondering how to choose paving for that new patio you are finally getting around to creating, or for the old patio that needs updating? It may seem a very daunting task selecting the perfect patio slabs for your project. However, we aim to take some of the mystery out of shopping for your new patio stone, so you can pick the perfect patio slabs for you! How to choose the right colour You should always consider your surroundings…

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Designing A Modern Garden

Designing A Modern Garden

From balcony gardens in the city to countryside garden grounds, designing a modern garden is becoming increasingly popular among UK households. Due to its simplicity and functionality, this style is an ideal option for gardens of any shape or size. This blog will round up some of the most sought after features of this contemporary trend. Designing a modern garden doesn’t necessarily mean you have to select a particular colour scheme. This is because trends in colour tones are constantly…

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How To Build A Rockery

How To Build A Rockery

Are you wondering how to build a rockery? Here we are going to consider what you need to build one! Late winter through to early spring is the best time to build a rockery. This is because the ground is usually wet. However, you can do this at any time of year, but is better after a few days of rain. The wet ground makes it easier to move the soil and place the rocks. Before you build a rockery,…

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Adam & Sophie’s Amazing Garden Renovation

Adam & Sophie’s Amazing Garden Renovation

This amazing garden renovation was undertaken by our customer s Adam and Sophie. As total novice gardeners they have completely transformed their space. They have shown what can be achieved with a lot of hard work and research. The result is a garden that they can not only enjoy but are extremely proud of creating. Written in their own words, read all about their experience below. The background We moved into the property just under a year ago and being…

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Benefits of Gardening for Mental Health

Benefits of Gardening for Mental Health

There are many benefits of gardening for mental health. Leading studies such as those done by the Mental Health journal show that 90% of adults reported improved mental health and wellness after taking part in gardening sessions. They also showed signs of increased motivation and confidence. Gardening is not only a great way to unwind and de-stress, it is also a good form of physical exercise. The Physical Effects of Gardening Physical exercise is a fantastic way to boost mood….

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Love Your Garden this March!

Love Your Garden this March!

Happy to help! We were delighted to support the Love Your Garden team as they designed and created a child friendly coastal garden for a family in Surrey. Alan Titchmarsh and his team of gardeners including David Domoney, Katie Rushworth and Frances Tophill worked to design a safe and sensory garden for mum, Kirsty, and her 3 year old twins Phoebe and Sam. Phoebe and her mum both have Stickler Syndrome which means that Phoebe suffers deafness and has difficulty…

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