Tag Archives: natural pond design

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 projects are published !!

We are very proud to be apart of the book ‘Sunken Landscape Design’ published in English and Chinese. Two of our water gardens feature alongside some amazing work by prestigious designers over 2 categories, 6 pages in each.

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Small pond one year on

Thank you to our client who sent us these recent photos of their pond which we completed last year. It is maturing nicely…….

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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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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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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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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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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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Natural pond 1 year on

Earlier this month we had a blog about building a natural pond. The pond that we showed the progress shots of was a natural pond project that we completed in Devon last year. This week we have returned to do another … more…

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