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Variety: the spice of a garden design life

Variety: the spice of a garden design life

| March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

My twitter feed at the moment is peppered with artwork for up and coming Chelsea Flower Show Gardens and sound bites from designers which indicate that  they are already well embarked on the Chelsea Flower Show 2015 rollercoaster. We are often asked why we do not do a Chelsea Show Garden and we are like: ‘Why […]

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Conviction Planting: Bulbs

Conviction Planting: Bulbs

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you are doing something do it properly. Or not at all. And so I find myself heading out from west Bristol to leafy Langford in North Somerset with the 2 city studio divas on board. It is their annual trip for their check up and jabs. These two pampered cats, rescued from feral, alley cat obscurity, ignore the […]

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I am the nursery cat...........

I am the nursery cat………..

| March 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

One of the key facets of our garden  design business is our plant knowledge. We are of course, as garden designers, clued up as to what goes with what stylistically. Tell us a look you want and we are all over it. But we have also both worked in a botanic garden. So we are very […]

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Carpe Diem at Abbot's Yatters

Carpe Diem at Abbot’s Yatters

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the delights of the job for a garden designer is catching up with clients and seeing the fruits of your labours. Of course the concept plan  is great ( we know that, we did it!) and the initial transformation impressive (our clients are always happy!), but how does it look after 1 year and again […]

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