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RHS Tatton – Young Designer of The Year 2021

RHS Tatton – Young Designer of The Year 2021

The RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2021 is going ahead as planned! We are very excited to be involved this year. The show runs from the 21st to the 25th of July and we are especially looking forward to the RHS Young Designer of the Year 2021 Competition as we are supporting two of the finalists. In its twelfth year, the competition gives ambitious garden designers under the age of 28 a chance to kick-start their careers. Each year the…

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Malcolm’s Rockery Garden

Malcolm’s Rockery Garden

Whilst sitting drinking his mug of tea one morning, our customer Malcolm was looking out over his pretty much non-existent lawn. Over the past two summers his grass had been eaten by leather jackets (daddy long legs larvae) and he knew something had to be done. Suddenly Malcolm had a vision. He pictured a beautiful rockery garden made up from a series of small rockeries featuring a variety of plants. He also imagined winding gravel paths weaving through the garden…

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Brian’s Low Maintenance Front Garden

Brian’s Low Maintenance Front Garden

With time on his hands due to lockdown, our customer Brian decided to add a touch of the Mediterranean to his low maintenance front garden. The Inspiration & Design Due to the garden at the front of the house being so small, it was difficult to maintain a grassed area. Therefore, previously he had installed a maintenance free artificial lawn. However he wanted a different feel to his garden and drew on inspiration from his holiday home in Spain. Hot…

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Yorkshire Aquascapes – Pondless Waterfall

Yorkshire Aquascapes – Pondless Waterfall

This project proves you don’t need a large area to host a stunning Pondless Waterfall Feature. Our customers Yorkshire Aquascapes can work in any space and specialise in creating beautiful nature inspired water features and ponds. Each design is bespoke and replicates natural ecosystems and processes. Their mission is to help clients spend more time outdoors enjoying nature. The Design The clients wanted to appreciate the sound of flowing water in their back garden and required a water feature with…

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A Contemporary City Garden

A Contemporary City Garden

Joanna Brinkman, of Pots of Style and William Scholey of Scholey Garden Design form the perfect partnership. Their recent collaboration produced this stunning contemporary city garden that features our Black Limestone Chippings 10mm. Working in Northamptonshire and London, they beat a record number of applicants to compete in the popular Long Border competition at The RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. Their shared passion for horticulture and expertise in planting within rural and urban gardens, won them a Silver Gilt medal for…

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Smart Landscape Design – An Urban Retreat

Smart Landscape Design – An Urban Retreat

This award-winning garden is the perfect urban retreat. It was designed and built by our Bristol-based customers, Smart Landscape Design. As specialists in creating gardens that are detailed, personal, imaginative and rewarding, they certainly deserved their two BALI Awards; Principal award for best in category (Domestic Garden Construction £60-100k) along with the award for Best Newcomer to BALI. This award-winning back garden was the first part of a large project that also encompassed two further spaces. These include the front driveway…

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James Dobson – Modern Garden Transformation

James Dobson – Modern Garden Transformation

Bringing the ‘inside’ outside is a common theme in modern garden design. This has never been more evident than in 2020. With travel restricted, the need for a comfortable and social outside space has become very important. Our customer, Gardens by James Dobson provided just this, in the form of a complete garden transformation for their clients. Based in Worcester, Gardens by James Dobson provide a tailored service to their clients, ensuring that each garden is personal to them. The…

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Petrina’s Garden Pond

Petrina’s Garden Pond

Lockdown 2020 has led to a lot of things, unexpected garden renovation being amongst them! So that is exactly how our customer’s Petrina & Nigel found themselves with a stunning new garden pond. In their own words, they talk us through how their fantastic garden, including brand new pond came to be! The Back Story On the 23rd March 2020 our plans to have a year of travelling were put on hold. Unfortunately lock-down happened less than a week before…

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5 Simple Ways To Maintain A Gravel Garden

5 Simple Ways To Maintain A Gravel Garden

Gravel gardens can be a great option for areas of your outdoor space. They look fabulous and are generally easy to maintain. It is important to know how to maintain a gravel garden in order to keep your space looking pristine. Gravel gardens are often chosen as an alternative to traditional turf gardens, as they require little effort all year round. In addition, you only need to water the plants and weeds are less common so you can say goodbye…

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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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