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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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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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TOWN GARDEN DESIGN AND LANDSCAPING. CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE.

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Town garden Design and Landscaping. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. This property has a fairly small garden, or should that be gardens? It wraps around the property on three side and with a boundary very close to the house on all sides, it is effectively three small gardens, linked by two long pathways. it was decided that the […]

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JUST A SIMPLE FAMILY GARDEN

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Just a Simple Family Garden Not everyone wants to make a dramatic statement with their garden, for some of clients somewhere to sit, a lawn and some attractive borders are all that’s required. This garden belongs to a new build home in Papworth near Cambridge, it’s owners just wanted a simple family garden where they […]

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QUIRKY AND FUNCTIONAL TOWN GARDEN, CAMBRIDGE CITY

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Smart and Functional This small town garden was looking very grotty when I first visited. The paving was badly installed, dirty and had a severe infestation of weeds. Other than the paving there was nothing of note anywhere in the garden. This small courtyard cried out for a designers touch. The budget was modest but […]

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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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Townhouse Gardens

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With more pressure on available land for housing there a been a resurgence in the trend to go up! Only this time its not high rise multi occupancy tower blocks, it is instead three and four story single occupancy townhouses. The imperative to get the most from the limited land available also means that the gardens attached to properties tend […]

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Riverside Garden, St Neots

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  For this riverside garden the clients asked that the design should feature a large central entertaining space where they could seat the whole family, and guests for meals. They wanted raised beds for ease on maintenance and absolutely no grass. The rest was up to us to come up with a garden design that […]

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