Tag Archives: Landscaper

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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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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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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The importance of front gardens.

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Front gardens are often neglected or paved over in favour of parking and yet they can make such a difference to the appearance of your home. Not to mention giving you a real warm welcome feeling when you arrive home after a hard day. Most often people feel that the front garden doesn’t matter so […]

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A Landscapers water feature

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Any landscaper will tell you that a single bold statement feature can hold together an entire garden. This project involved taking into consideration three major points of view. First was a 6m wide set of bifold doors framing the view from the kitchen, which really is the center of this home, plus two separate seating […]

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