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

Designing with 3D software

I have slowly been making the change over to using 3D software to create my gardens designs. I must admit it’s quite a steep learning curve but it really does solve the problem of customers who are unable to visualise a garden from 2 D plans.   Though time consuming to produce I really do […]

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The smallest garden I have ever designed

This garden is exceptionally small, in fact there is barely enough room for a rotary washing line. Good design can make all the difference where space is limited by maximising the potential of every square inch. I this instance the garden has been realigned so that the new axis is from the kitchen doors to […]

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Creating an a-MAZE-ing feature.

Sorry about the red top headline, but today I am designing a¬†large scale garden maze and it is the first one I have had the opportunity to design for a few years. I am really quite excited about this one, it is going to be quite a challenge, both to perfect my my idea and […]

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Vegetable plots can look stylish.

Many years ago I had the privilege of dining at Raymond Blancs restaurant, Le Manoir Aux Petit Quat Saisons, in Oxfordshire, there he has a particularly impressive vegetable garden where they grow many of the herbs and vegetables used in the restaurant. This productive garden only resembles¬†your Grandad’s allotment tin so much as it is […]

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A Town Garden

This is quite an unusual town garden which wraps around the house. None of the areas are very big but they go around almost three and half sides of the property creating a challenging design commission for me but, one with lots of possibilities.     The client wanted water features, places to entertain, somewhere […]

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So much dishonesty and deception.

Whilst reviewing my internet presence and carrying out the tedious but necessary process of checking my position on Google etc. I have been looking at the websites of some other ‘Garden Designers’ in my area. There are a handful who, like myself, have been doing this for some time and have well established websites displaying […]

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A Garden Revisited

I recently went back to visit a small garden we created in Cambridge in early 2014. It was designed to be very low maintenance and included easy care smooth paving and artificial grass. Beds and borders were minimised but the whole design was set at an angle so that the borders would still have some […]

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SMART CONTEMPORARY TOWNHOUSE GARDEN

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Smart Contemporary Townhouse Garden With space for building at a premium there has been an increase in townhouses being built with tiny gardens, to maximise the number of properties on a plot. Despite their small size these gardens have an important place in townhouse living. Of course owners want to make the most of the […]

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Colourful and Modern, a Garden to Entertain In.

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Colourful and Modern, a Garden to Entertain In. This garden we designed for a new build home in Cambourne, Cambridgeshire, is a striking blend of more traditional colourful planting and sharp contemporary layout and features The main focal point is a Garden Pod, which has been positioned in one corner so that the whole garden […]

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Traditional Formal Garden

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Traditional, Formal Garden This design was created for a couple who wanted a very traditional, formal style garden for their new build home in Cambourne Cambridgeshire As a plant lover this is one of my favorites, the client has maintained it to a very high standard and it is always a delight to visit and […]

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