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Small garden design

Small garden design

Small Garden Design - an expert guide When I was training as a garden designer I remember our lecturer, rather cryptically, putting up a picture of an astronaut and a caption saying ‘garden design – its all about space’. By this he meant that good garden design is...

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Garden design during the Corona Virus pandemic

Garden design during the Corona Virus pandemic

Garden design during a pandemic Can I get my garden designed during the Corona Virus (Covid-19) pandemic? Given that most of us are now going to be spending more time at home and in our gardens, many people will be realising the value of having a beautiful garden in...

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Guide to March in the Garden

Guide to March in the Garden

Designing a garden March is the time for some choreography in the garden! As the sap starts to rise in the spring garden there is plenty of opportunity for your own creativity to flow! Once last year’s dead stems and flower heads have been removed, and any winter...

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Guide to February in the garden

Guide to February in the garden

Guide to February in the garden – designing, maintaining and enjoying Welcome to our guide to February in the garden. February is the month when I start to feel that Spring is on it’s way. Despite it being the month when we are most likely to get snow, the snowdrops...

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Guide to garden design trends 2020

Guide to garden design trends 2020

Top 5 garden design Trends What are the important garden design trends you should know about if you are you planning to invest in a new garden design in 2020? There are a number of magazine and on-line articles written each year on garden design trends, so we have...

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How to design a garden for all seasons

How to design a garden for all seasons

If your garden has been created by a professional garden designer, it is likely to have been one of the most significant investments you have ever make in your property. You therefore want to get as much pleasure as you can from it all year round, not just in the...

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How to design gardens for health and wellbeing

How to design gardens for health and wellbeing

Can we design gardens for health and wellbeing? Love your garden and it will love you back! “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” Audrey Hepburn I grew up in the a leafy Oxfordshire village with parents who were both very keen gardeners. Things like having a...

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Gardens – a vision of paradise?

Gardens – a vision of paradise?

Do gardens represent our ideas of 'paradise'? One of the first sources of inspiration for me to enter the World of garden design was a TV series in the late 90s by the then presenter of Gardener’s World – Geoff Hamilton. He produced a series called ‘Paradise gardens’,...

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