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  1. Get The Timing Right!

    I’m frequently asked “when is the best time of year to have a garden designed?”. The simple answer I give is “A garden can be designed at any time of…

  2. A well-designed garden is considered more important than ever

    According to a recent survey, half of Britons think a well-designed garden is as important or more important than a designer kitchen or bathroom. Zoopla, UK’s most comprehensive property website…

  3. A Modern Garden Style for 2019 And Beyond

    There are many varied garden styles to choose from when thinking of having a new garden designed. In design terms, “style” refers to the way materials, plants, colours and ornaments…

  4. “Right plant in the right place”? – A simple guide!

    The old adage “right plant in the right place” is the mantra for all garden designers. But what does that actually mean and what are the many considerations of the…

  5. How to get a bit of “Chelsea Magic” in your own Garden

    It’s Chelsea Flower Show week and the media is awash with articles on flowers, garden design and all things horticulture. Want some tips on bringing a little bit of Chelsea…

  6. Gazebos, Pergolas, and Arbours– What’s the Difference?

    Gazebos, pergolas and arbours are a great addition to a garden but commonly confused by home owners and gardeners. Each has its own characteristics and place in garden design. Gazebos…

  7. How To Create Your Dream Garden

    Proportion and Balance are two major considerations in the principles of garden design. Without them there can be no coherence, harmony or functionality within a design. Proportion, also closely linked…

  8. The Relationship between Client and Garden Designer – Mole Hills, Not Mountains

    The Oxford English Dictionary defines a complaint as “a statement that something is unsatisfactory or unacceptable”. The process of garden design is emotive, exciting and personal, therefore as emotions can…