Diarmuid Gavin Chelsea 2011

Garden designers play it safe

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Garden designers play it safe at Chelsea, says Diarmuid Gavin, (Gavin is of course the soi disant ‘naughty boy’ of the garden design world.) In Camilla Turner’s May 19th Telegraph piece he spells out how young garden designers…… well how young garden designers do what any realistic designer does really. Design what people will actually […]

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Obelisks in the Rill Garden

‘Garden Obelisk City’, Gloucestershire

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The garden obelisk goes in. (Well 10 of them actually) In the Rill Garden – one of the garden design projects that we have been engaged in for some time in Gloucestershire. We have posted about this project before in: Pastel Border Designs Very much an interactive process, this garden room. Our lovely and very knowledgeable clients […]

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Pink Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom Enchantment

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Its Cherry Blossom Time! One of our favourite times of the year, because Cherries are one of our favourite plants ‘Merrily, merrily shall I live now, under the blossom that sits on the bough’ sang Ariel the spirit, as he envisaged his freedom in Shakespeare’s island based play ‘The Tempest’. I wonder wot type of blossom the […]

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Pastel Border Design

Pastel Border Designs

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pastel Border Designs are perennial (no pun intended!!) favourites with our clients. As garden designers we always ask about colour during our discussions with clients. Very few people don’t care about colour. Most people have at least one colour aversion. Perhaps 25% ask for hot colours. But most people ask for pastel border designs. ‘Oh you know […]

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