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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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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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Design for a small front garden

It often seems that front gardens are very much neglected these days. Most are concreted over for parking and the remainder are seen as a nuisance and given very little attention.   It’s a great shame because front gardens are so important, not only in the way they can enhance or detract from the appearance […]

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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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Work on an estate in Norfolk

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I have been commissioned to design the garden for an estate in Norfolk. Formerly a farmhouse, this has been a residential home for a few decades. The existing grounds where badly neglected prior to being taken on by the current owners and even after examining the site carefully it is apparent that the grounds and […]

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Another Cambridge Town Garden

May 2014 saw the completion of this small Cambridge Garden. The design brief was to create a very low maintenance garden, the rest was left up to me.  

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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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