Autumn maintenance visit

October 30, 2013

  Carrying out a twice yearly after care service for my garden design clients gives them peace of mind that their plants are being kept an eye on. The visits are usually during Spring and Autumn when pruning can be carried out as required and any problems that have arisen can be identified and dealt […]

Bulb Service (2011)

August 31, 2011
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Bulbs are often the last stage in planning a new planting scheme but they are not to be underestimated. They offer so much in terms of “extra sparkle” in the garden and never is this more evident than when they emerge in the early spring, to lift our spirits after the grey of winter.   […]

Front Garden in Ware

August 31, 2011

    A recent visit to a project that we completed last November, revealed a garden in full bloom.   This new front garden and driveway was planted up just before the very sudden cold snap last Autumn, but remarkably virtually everything (apart from a lavender or two) came through the weather unscathed.     […]

Ups and downs in the Kitchen Garden

August 25, 2011

This year’s attempts in my kitchen garden have been somewhat mixed…   Early in the season we grew some lovely, golden mangetout (pretty in a salad) and the swiss chard was an easy and productive crop. It was the best year yet for our raspberries, especially the golden ones that came from Gus (my friend’s […]

Planting up a new garden design…

August 2, 2011

    Most jobs have their good aspects coupled with the “not so good” bits… I consider myself lucky in that most of what I do I enjoy and some of it I positively love doing!   My days vary between being office-based either working on new designs & doing admin (the not quite so […]