How To Cope With Heavy Clay Soil
Anyone who has a garden with heavy clay soil will know about the difficulties of gardening on it. The soil… Read more.
2 Case Studies: Dealing With Severe Garden Drainage Issues
Increasingly as landscapers, we are asked to devise solutions to customers garden drainage problems. Whilst we have many years’ experience… Read more.
Designing Front Gardens & Driveways
The design of driveways and front gardens poses a somewhat different set of challenges to those faced when creating a… Read more.
Garden Lighting – A Few Pointers
Lighting adds a completely new dimension to gardens. Particularly in the often somewhat cloudy climes of England, a well thought… Read more.
Children & gardens – a few ideas & considerations
Gardens can be magical places for children. Contrary to what many people believe, a child-friendly garden does not have to… Read more.
How to look after your pond or water feature
Whether you have a striking water feature as the centre piece of your garden, or a natural-looking pond in a… Read more.
How to look after your garden furniture
Being exposed somewhat to the elements, garden furniture does tend to need a little TLC from time to time. Exactly… Read more.
Top Plants for Winter & Early Spring Interest
While I write this, I am sitting out in the garden in the early morning September sunshine, and winter seems… Read more.
Top Plants for Autumn Colour
Although the warm sunshine will soon be slowly fading, Autumn is definitely not a time of doom and gloom –… Read more.
Jobs for the garden in September and October
September and October are two of the less busy months in the gardening calender... [cue sigh of relief from all… Read more.
Summer’s almost gone…
Well, summer is almost over – the days are shortening and the mornings and evenings are getting cooler. It's been… Read more.
How to look after your garden during hot weather
We’ve had some lovely hot sunny weather over the last few weeks... hopefully this has given you time to enjoy… Read more.
Jobs for the garden in July and August
July and August are months for keeping things going in the garden, and not only for the sake of the… Read more.
Plants For Containers
When preparing garden designs and plans, we are often asked by clients to provide them with ideas and suggestions for… Read more.
Disguising Sheds, Wheelie Bins, Trampolines and More – Some Ideas
A good garden design should not only be beautiful, it should also be practical. And practical inevitably means disguising those… Read more.
Lawns – Real Grass v. Artificial Turf
Faced with the prospect of another season of lawn cutting, feeding, edging and other maintenance, you may be feeling that… Read more.
Jobs for the garden in May and June
After the beautiful weather in April, everything seems to be bursting into bud, plants are finally getting into full swing,… Read more.
Lawn Care Activities: What, Why, How, When for Beginners
In our post on how to look after your lawn, we mention some of the more common lawn care activities. … Read more.
Lawn Calendar: How to look after your lawn
Following on from our recent post on how to look after your new lawn, we’ve put together some pointers for… Read more.
Some seasonal advice after a long, cold and wet winter
The prolonged cold and wet winter, and very late arrival of spring, shows just how difficult it is to be… Read more.
How to look after your new plants
For many people, the prospect of having lots of new plants to care for and nurture is a slightly scary… Read more.
How to look after your new patio
All patios need a bit of tender loving care now and again, whatever the material used. Whether your patio is… Read more.
Thinking about a new patio? Some tips from a patio designer…
As landscape designers we frequently advise clients on some of the options and decisions to be made when creating a… Read more.
How to look after your new lawn
Faced with a pristine new lawn to look after, it is amazing how many of our landscape design clients suffer… Read more.