Garden and landscape design

‘The time that Nicola and Lisa invested in exploring the brief and understanding our requirements, paid dividends. Their final design incorporated all the elements that we discussed, but in ways that we hadn't expected, and we were delighted with the end result’
Mr and Mrs S, Kent

Exotic ideas – Plan an exotic planting scheme for your garden

Exotic style planting is becoming increasingly popular with our clients in the Surrey area.

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January Mood-Lifters

No sooner than Christmas is behind us, there is almost straight away something to look forward to outside.

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A good square meal

 

As a follow-up to my last blog about composts, mulches and soil conditioners, this month’s blog is about fertilisers – providing a good vitamin-rich square meal for your plants.

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A Warm Blanket for Spring

Now is the perfect time to spread a nice blanket of mulch on your flowerbeds to set them up for the coming seasons of growth. Not only does it make your beds look smart and well-tended, it serves many other functions as well.

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DESIGNING MY OWN GARDEN – THE FINISHED DRAWING

For those who have been following my blogs on my own back garden, I have finally managed to make some progress (clients’ gardens have had to take priority of course!). So the here is my finished design

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Gardening Gifts for Real Gardeners

There is still time to pick up or order those last minute Christmas gifts, so I have picked out 4 really useful ideas for people who genuinely love, and spend time in their gardens. They are all tried and tested, and I think they are all indispensable.

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Garden Design gift vouchers

Why not treat that special person in your life to a Garden Design voucher? Ideal for those loved ones who seem to have everything!

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An autumn visit to Painshill Park

Painshill Park was looking so stunning at the weekend that I couldn't resist adding a quick blog to show you my pictures. 

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Want to have a lovely garden next summer?

Rudbeckia and bench for autumn blog

Although spring is when most people start to think about their gardens, now is a far better time to start planning your dream garden.

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Forest Gardening - the clue is not in the name!

Garden Designers are increasingly being asked to incorporate ‘Forest Garden’ design principles into their clients’ gardens. This is becoming a popular trend,

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