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Walled Garden, Hertfordshire

August 13th, 2018|

We have recently completed work in a beautiful walled garden just outside Harpenden, North Hertfordshire. One of the flint and brick walls is thought to be built on the foundations of the original C17 century manor house and contains a stone mullion window from [...]

Sitting Spiritually Open Garden weekend

August 12th, 2018|

Over the last couple of years we have been developing a garden in Uplyme, Dorset, for clients who use it not only as their private space, but as an open air show-room for their beautifully made swing seats. We were first introduced to Martin and Celia of Sitting Spiritually [...]

Society of Garden Designers Awards 2017

February 6th, 2018|

We were thrilled to attend the Society of Garden Designers Awards in London at the beginning of February. This annual event sees garden design practices from all over the country submit recent projects in 14 different categories, ranging from International Gardens to Historical Restoration and planting design projects. Entrants [...]

Society of Garden Designers Awards

October 7th, 2017|

We are excited to announce that we have made it onto the shortlist of the Society of Garden Designers Awards 2017, for the large woodland garden we designed in Hertfordshire. It was our first big garden design together and one that made a huge difference to the property. [...]

Society of Garden Designers awards

October 2nd, 2017|

Way back in June 2107, we submitted the rural woodland garden we designed in Hertfordshire for the Society of Garden Designers awards. We are delighted to announce that we have made it to the final! The awards are held at the beginning of the year in London and we [...]

Guest writing blog posts for Sitting Spiritually

September 29th, 2017|

We have been getting to know the lovely folks at Sitting Spiritually since 2015, when Martin provided us with some larch block stools for our 'Quiet Corner' garden at RHS Tatton Park Flower Show. After he had seen our planting, he asked us to redesign a section of his [...]

RHS Urban Garden Show, London, July 2017

July 11th, 2017|

We always love collaborating and working with like-minded folk and so to be asked by Darryl and Adolfo from Cityscapes to create installations at the recent RHS Urban Garden Show in Lindley Hall was not to be missed. Young Designer of the Year 2016, Caitlin McLaughlin had upcycled stunning [...]

Beth Chatto’s garden and a talk by Dan Pearson

July 3rd, 2017|

Visting Beth Chatto’s garden near Colchester is something we could do every week of the year.  There is always so much to observe in the garden - subtle changes and some more dramatic - as the seasons roll through and the planting palette evolves. We had tickets for the [...]

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, June 2017

June 8th, 2017|

We had a last minute change of plan yesterday, and nipped up the M1 to visit RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. What a grand venue for a show - so much space and a beautiful backdrop of rolling hillsides and trees framing the views. Great to see some familiar faces [...]

The Sitting Spiritually stand at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

May 31st, 2017|

Having designed and planted part of the Sitting Spiritually garden in Lyme Regis earlier this year, Martin asked us to design his stand at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The company was celebrating 10 years of exhibiting at the show and was excited about launching the Swinging Day [...]