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Another small garden in a new build home.

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I swear the house builders are dumping more rubbish than ever in peoples gardens! Just below the (badly layed) turf in this small garden was a huge amount of rubbish, mostly broken masonry and crushed concrete and what little soil I found was of the very poorest quality, more subsoil than top soil. It’s all […]

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Looking for a Landscaper in Northstowe?

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Then look no further. Here is another Northstowe garden I designed and landscaped this summer. This one is for a small but growing professional family who originate fro Southern France and Spain, They wanted a little taste of home in their garden and lots of entertaining and dining space for outdoor living. What I had […]

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Back to Cambourne

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Just completed another design and proposal for a garden in Upper Cambourne, It must be fifteen years since I created the first of my gardens in Lower Cambourne.     Gardens in this area always suffer from a very heavy clay soil and more often than not, drainage problems. In this case the garden will […]

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Refreshing a Cambourne Family Garden with an all new design

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Pets and children had all taken their toll on this Cambourne family garden. It was in desperate need of  a new look. I incorporated retaining walls of sleepers to split the garden into multiple levels and make it much simpler to keep the lawn cut and tidy.   The original garden have several plants worthy […]

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A new design for an old garden.

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Here my clients had a very well maintained garden which they had obviously taken good care of but, it was quite dull and they wanted more form and structure to make it a garden that would be worthy of their efforts to maintain it.       I used Indian sandstone paving and artificial grass […]

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New Design for a garden on a sloping site

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I’ve just completed this simple design for a garden on a sloping site. Situated on a new build estate in Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, this presented several issues which needed to be addressed by the garden design. Firstly the pergola with the screened back is to reduce the impact of pedestrians passing along the footpath just beyond […]

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Only want a new patio?

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I don’t only do full garden makeovers, if all you want is a new patio that has been well constructed and will last for years to come, then I am the man for that too!  

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Where to put your patio?

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Most people I speak to still hold the conventional view that their patio should be immediately outside their back doors. In my experience this is not so in more than half of the designs I create. In this example we can see that the garden slopes up sharply from the back of the house. The […]

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A Small Garden on Two Levels.

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This very small new build garden was on two levels. The upper level was retained with green oak sleepers which were already showing signs of advance decay even though the property was only two years old. the design is simple and serves to owners requirement for somewhere to socialise and space for there dog.   […]

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The first project of 2019

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The first new garden design of 2019 is already well underway. landscaping began before Christmas with clearing the site and putting up new boundary fences, At the beginning of 2019 the foundations went in and construction on the retaining walls and hard landscaping elements has already started. There is still a lot to do, next […]

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