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Design and landscaping for domestic clients in and around Cambridge, Peterborough, Kings Lynn, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

‘The Cabin’ my new Garden Office

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It’s been on the back boiler for a while but in late 2017 I finally got around to building myself a new office in the garden. We have been remodelling the garden to a new design now that the children are older and this will be it’s 3rd incarnation in the 14 years or so […]

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An Awkward family garden

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Here is another example of how I make best use of an awkward shaped garden. In this case it is also a very small space attached to a new build house in St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Here I use one of the most versatile tricks in a garden designer’s playbook, which is to change the orientation […]

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Garden for a Farmhouse in Peterborough

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Sometime just tackling one small section of a garden can make a huge improvement to the whole. In this case the house had been extended and resulted in a sloping garden running down to the back of the house with no patio or seating area.   I suggested setting out a seating area slightly away […]

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Busy Year so far

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2017 has been a very busy year so far, quite a few interesting garden designs have already been fully landscaped in Peterborough, Chatteris, Cambridge, Ramsey, Huntingdon and Cambourne. I will be posting a short article on each as soon as time allows, but as we have had some very good weather this year, I have […]

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A short video showing a project from design to completion.

This garden was designed for a client in Cambourne, Cambridgeshire for a very small garden on the back of a new build home. The garden sloped down from the house to the bottom of the garden the view from the back window was mainly of the side-wall of the house behind them, so I needed […]

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Winters have passed, good designs last.

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My inspiration for this post came when I received an email from an old customer which began, “You transformed our wonderful garden, many moons ago, in Cambourne…”     I’d forgotten this one but, having been reminded, it is certainly worth sharing in a post as it is a good example of how a good […]

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A Simple Family Garden in Downham Market

Many people would never consider consider using a professional garden designer but surprisingly, a professional design can be great value for money for even the most basic garden needs.   These photos show just how much of a difference a good design can make to even a very simple family garden.   With a professional […]

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Modern Small Garden

Small gardens are very much the norm these days. They also tend to lack any privacy and can leave the owners feeling very exposed and uncomfortable about being overlooked by dozens of neighbouring windows.   It’s not often a practical solution to screen the garden with extra high fences and tall trees and shrubs as […]

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A great design project from a few years ago.

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I was privileged to be able to design a series of gardens and features at this prestigious property, including extensive new tree planting, meadow areas, four small formal gardens and a tree lined avenue. However the feature that I enjoyed designing the most is this devilishly deceptive maze.

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Contemporary Townhouse Garden

The rising cost of land and pressure for more housing has seen a huge rise in the popularity of town house accompanied by a trend for ever shrinking garden sizes.   First floor lounges and balconies are a great place to view your garden from, and for showing up a poor or weak design. Strong […]

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