Tag Archives: garden water features

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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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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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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Frog news….

The majority of male frogs will hibernate in the garden pond in winter and lie dormant near the bottom. They still need oxygen to survive so if you have a pond please check it during freezing weather and thaw part … 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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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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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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Pond renovation testimonial

Thank you to our clients in Crowthorne for this lovely testimonial……….. ‘ Pete was recommended to my wife and I by a local garden designer as the man to resolve your pond problems. From our first meeting with Pete it … more…

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