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Split Level Indian Patio Design Whitchurch Berkshire

The clients brief was to make this awkward sloping garden into a family friendly and usable outdoor space. Pete designed a split level patio with built in stone bench and planter to retain the higher end and make a feature … more…

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Wet wall water feature cascade with natural effect stream

This water garden starts as a stream running through the top garden to a small pool which gives the effect of spilling over and flowing over the natural stone wall in an impressive cascade as the main feature of the … more…

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Garden fireplace chimneys and fire pits

Extend your time in the garden even when the air gets a bit chilly by having a fire pit or garden fireplace/chimney – there’s nothing like the warmth and flickering of a fire, the stars above and a nice glass of something … more…

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Pete Sims Garden Design new video advertisement

Check out our new short video giving a brief overview of some of our previous garden projects http://youtu.be/03Hi-l1LCJQ  

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formal pond one year on – Pete Sims Garden Design

We popped back to complete the annual maintenance on this Victorian pond renovation from last year. The planting is establishing nicely and its looking lovely – just a shame the fountain wasn’t on for the photo

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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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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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Constructing a natural pond – Staines

Our latest project is completed – a natural pond lined with stone. We lined the concrete base of the pond with sand and terram to protect the liner. The stone is then carefully stacked onto the  pond liner so no … more…

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Latest patio update, updated

Still no photos of the new patio and fernery. The electrician hadn’t been so the water feature wasn’t running and we just haven’t had a minute to pop back and take the photos this week. We did manage to get … more…

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Water Garden One Year On …

This week Pete Sims Garden Design popped back to see a client in Whitchurch on Thames, Berkshire whose water garden we designed, constructed and planted last year. We couldn’t believe how the garden has matured. Check out these photos of the planting, … more…

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