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Work is underway in Digswell

Work is underway in a steeply slopping garden in Digswell. The original garden was at a higher level than the house and had a very shallow patio which meant the views from the ground floor in the house were obscured with a retaining wall and picket fence. The brief was to create a more user… Read more

Seclusion in a woodland setting

Work is underway in a steeply sloping garden in Oaklands. The garden runs around the entire house and is set in woodland allowing privacy to the garden. The brief was to create a larger useable area directly from the kitchen. The old crazy paved patio with several levels was removed along with a deep pond… Read more

Mind the dog!

Work is underway in a family garden in Knebworth.  The existing patio was too small and so a large circular design was specified which enlarged and enhanced the area. An additional smaller patio further up the garden allows for seating in the sunshine. Low willow hurdles are to be installed along the borders to add… Read more

Family garden under construction

Construction work is well underway on a project I designed earlier in the year for a large family garden. The brief was to create a practical useable space for the whole family, with plenty of room for seating both outside the kitchen and directly from the indoor pool area, the overall style of the design… Read more

Summer Bulbs

With summer still in full flow it’s easy to forget about planning ahead for flowers in the garden next spring, but now is the time to start thinking about ordering bulbs to plant out ready for a burst of colour early next year. Spring flowering bulbs such as daffodils, hyacinths and crocus should really be… Read more