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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Estate garden – soft landscaping

This was a project which took over a year to complete. The existing soil was solid clay and needed a vast amount of soil preparation, drainage and improvement.

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Modern Classic – revamp

This garden was built and planted three years ago. It required some fresh ideas, new planting and soil improvement due to two really harsh winters. We needed to replant certain areas in the borders with more deciduous shrubs and perennials … Continue reading

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Town Front Garden

This was a very simple classic design for a front garden; we created a timeless classic parterre and hedging using Box and Yew. A beautiful multi stemmed Betula as a focal point in the middle. This is low maintenance and very sophisticated.

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Country Garden

This was an area in a large established country garden where soft landscaping and new planting were needed. The soil was heavy clay and there was an awkward fence around the existing lake that needed some subtle disguise. Winter interest with a low … Continue reading

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Suburban garden – Modern classic

This was a garden that was a complete blank canvas with very little planting and just a large lawn with very poor drainage. The idea behind the design was for the very modern house to sit comfortably within the garden and to … Continue reading

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Large Country Garden with a Lake – soft landscaping

This was a large project where the lake had been re-sculpted and the borders reshaped. The focal point of the garden is the lake that is quite imposing as you enter the drive. The new planting needed to soften all aspects of … Continue reading

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Modern Family Garden

This was a garden that was initially totally unsuitable for children and adults. There was a serious safety factor with a very steep rockery with broken steps and an old empty concrete pond, which was 6ft deep.

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