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

Chelsea Snapshots: A dream of a garden design

garden design with reflective pools and naturalistic planting

The Night Sky garden at this year's Chelsea Flower Show has a really dreamy idea at its core - connecting people with nature and the wider environment, especially the night sky. 

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Chelsea Snapshots: Garden design paradise

Paradise garden design by Cleve West with fountain and perennial planting

Wouldn’t we all love our own paradise garden? Many Harmony Green clients put a place to unwind and get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life top of their garden design brief. 

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Native Bluebells - Identifying the Imposters

The thrill of discovering an April Bluebell wood in full bloom, with its carpet of nodding blue heads and intoxicating scent, never fails to make me happy.

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Garden Design tips - The 'Context'

 

Now spring has arrived, clients have started thinking about how to smarten up their gardens for the seasons to come. So I thought I'd start a new series on Garden Design tips - what qualities about a good garden design make it really work

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Tulips for spring

Since spring is well and truly here I thought I would write about my favourite tulips this week – the Lily-flowered group.

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Designing My Own Garden-Starting the Survey and Client Brief

As you can see, I am now well underway with the survey of our rear garden, and before I show you the finished drawing I can’t resist giving some thought to the Client Brief

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Flood and Storm Damage to Gardens

Most homes and gardens will have been affected by the extreme weather this winter in some way or another. Hopefully, for those whose gardens have been flooded, the water levels have started to recede.

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Planning and Designing My Own Garden

 

We have lived in our current house in Cobham for about five months now. The garden is a good size, established and mature (partly why we chose the property), but has become very overgrown and lacks seasonal interest.

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Surrey Grown Valentine's Day Flowers

These Valentine's arrangements, by Surrey cut flower grower Plantpassion, are so beautiful I couldn’t resist adding them to our blog – ‘British grown with love’

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Tidying Up Ornamental Grasses

 

Early spring is the usual time to cut back deciduous ornamental grass varieties, but February onwards is fine for most, and I must admit mine were getting a bit scruffy, so I did them last week.

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