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Renovating a century old garden – part 3

The walling stone has arrived that will be used to line the inside of the pond in a dry-stone walling effect, and it is stunning! Coming soon – more progress on the pond revamp and preparation for an intricate stone … more…

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Renovating a century old garden – part 2

Draining the pond all went well, more of a problem to catch the frogs and carefully round up the family of newts. They are now all happily settling into their new home – the pond in my front garden!

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Renovating a century old garden – part 1

This week we’ve just started a refit and revamp of an existing formal pond, probably over 100 years old. Initially it has to be drained and the 100 year old sediment has to be removed – wonder who’s getting that … more…

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Renovating a century old garden

Our latest project is slightly unusual in as much as the garden has already been designed. The designer has called us in for our expertise in the renovation of the existing, 100 year old plus, formal pond. more…

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What’s happening in the gardening world

The big news in the gardening world at the moment is this year’s Hampton Court Flower Show. Always of interest to us as we have had the pleasure of exhibiting our water gardens there in the past. more…

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We’ve got a new website!

Hello and welcome to our brand new Pete Sims garden designer website. We have so many stunning new completed garden projects to show you that our old website just couldn’t cope any longer!! It’s very exciting as we will now … more…

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