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Loptastic - tree lopping

Tree lopping – loptastic!

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

This tree lopping…… is loptastic! Ok, it is an advanced taste. Akin to nipple piercing, black pudding ice cream or some of Alexander McQueen’s most outrageous clothes. But the other day Miles (the gardener who plants for us) and I stood on this Redland street. And we watched as some kind of quirky order was restored to these […]

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Euonymus europaeus

Euonymus europaeus – Spindle

| November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Euonymus europaeus – Spindle is a native shrub or small tree. It is rather an anonymous thing for much of the year. But suddenly comes into its own in early winter: Yesterday as I drove up the steep and stony lane to Lesley’s hill top eyrie it was therefore a case of slam on the breaks and […]

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formal front garden

A formal front garden

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

A formal front garden in rural North Somerset is one of our current garden design projects. In fact we have produced a concept design for the whole of the garden, but  in this post we concentrate on the front garden. Our approach to garden design is to ‘read the site’ very carefully and listen to the client […]

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garden obelisk

The garden obelisks have landed!

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Like a gaggle of gawky birds, just flown in from darkest Zummerzet, the garden obelisks have arrived in one of our Clifton garden designs. Bristol is of course the home of the BBC’s Natural History Unit and one might almost expect the slightly breathless David Attenborough whisper on a soundtrack: ‘I am in a Clifton garden watching […]

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