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Peonies in flower

Look who came into flower this morning…

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Planting a water garden – progress

Despite the weather the planting is really shaping up the pond now. Water plants used include Iris Sibirica yellows and blues,Typha Latifolia and Typha Minima, Pontederia Cordata, Alisima Plantago Aquatica,Butomus Umbellatus, Ranunculus Flammula,Equisetum Hyemale,Carex Pendula,Carex Elata Aurea and Cyperus  

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Building a water garden – progress

 

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Installing a pond liner

Part of our latest garden design incorporates a water garden with stilted deck and stilted building. Today thank fully the sun was shining and we managed to install the pond liner in just half an hour – well done everyone … more…

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Construction of a formal pond water garden with sunken patio

You may have seen photos of this formal water garden in our gallery but you may be interested to see the before and construction photos. This garden was a recreation of our Hampton Court exhibit in 2009 – The World … more…

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Love is in the air (and in the garden too)

With it being Valentines day this week we thought we’d share a couple of romantic features we’ve added into our garden designs…  

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16th Century Cottage front & rear garden design phase 1

This gallery contains 19 photos.

This beautiful cottage is the lowest point of the surrounding area. The garden levels over the years had also risen and become higher than the inside levels of the cottage leading to damp. We excavated tonnes of soil to reduce … more…

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New Garden Design Surrey

We are very excited to have been commissioned to build this garden following the successful garden design viewing. The house is a new build in Surrey and has a natural water source running through the plot. At the moment this … more…

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More of our water garden designs to be published

Our previous blog mentioned that we had been approached by a publishing company who wanted to feature our sunken patio design in their latest book. Following this they have also requested to publish a further garden in another one of … more…

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Sunken Landscape Design Book

We’ve just been contacted by Tianjin Ifeng Space Media Co., Ltd who are publishing a book about –Sunken Landscape Design . They are quote ;  ‘gathering gorgeous works from excellent designers and design studios all over the world. We have … more…

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