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Landscaping Adventures – September 2020- Creating raised decking with railings, slabs and raised sleeper plant beds.

By |2020-09-04T13:20:09+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , |

On facebook, we recently posted a 'sneaky peek' of a landscaping project which we were working on, which Jennifer had designed, and which we felt  very excited about.  Well here are the photographs of the completed works.  The design included composite decking with fortitude railings, promenade grey slabs and raised sleeper plant beds. Please do take [...]

Landscaping Adventures – August 2020 – Creating a Pathway across a garden for easier access on wet days.

By |2020-09-04T13:25:12+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The brief from our Client was for us to create a pathway from the house to the decking and then for the pathway to be carried on to the back gate.  Our Client wished for easier access across the garden, especially on wet days.  Our Client was very happy with the completed works and we were [...]

Landscaping Adventures – August 2020 – Levelling a garden and creating a space for entertaining.

By |2020-09-04T13:24:05+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Clients' garden lies on a slope.  Our Clients asked that we create a space where they could have a table and that  they be able to enjoy the area for entertaining purposes. We levelled two areas of the garden and created a small section for plants. We are pleased to say that our Clients were [...]

Landscaping Adventures – August 2020- replacing old slabbing with new slabbing and creating privacy within a garden.

By |2020-09-04T13:23:24+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

  Our Client asked us to replace the old slabbing with new slabbing.  We used Harvest 900 x 60mm slabs.  We also added some raised plant beds along the fencing to create privacy, where Climbing plants will be planted. Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any garden maintenance matters, including hedge trimming and tree/shrub [...]

Landscaping Adventures – Creating a front garden based on a back garden.

By |2020-08-25T11:16:49+01:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Design, Garden Maintenance, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Client asked that we create a design for the front garden that would match the design and materials that have been used within the back garden.  The materials that have been used in the back garden are materials that are pleasing to the eye and of low maintenance. We acted upon our Client's instructions and [...]

How to grow numerous Vegetable crops in just one pot.

By |2020-08-18T15:48:51+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How to grow a number of Vegetable crops in just  one pot. (For late Summer/Early Autumn planting) 4 Chard Plants. 3  Kale Plants. 5 Early maturing Garlic Cloves such as 'Early Purple Wight'. Broad Bean Seeds for Autumn sowing such as 'Acquadulce Claudia'. A large pot - plastic or terracotta - at least 45cm diameter with [...]

August Garden Diary – Five Flower Garden Tasks.

By |2020-08-18T15:23:30+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here are five tasks to do  in the Flower Garden in August: After flowering, prune Rambling Roses. Carry on hoeing the soil to keep the weeds down.  This should be done in dry and warm weather to ensure that any weed seedling left on the soil die back and do not regrow. Stake perennials such as [...]

How to care for Hydrangeas.

By |2020-08-18T15:01:45+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Hydrangeas seem to be at their most stunning this year, so what is the best way to care for them and keep them looking at their best? Here are some tips: Water the Hydrangea throughout the growing season.  Large Leaf Hydrangeas require more water than other varieties.  It helps to use a soaker hose in order [...]

Landscaping Adventures – Making an outdoor space more appealing and usable.

By |2020-08-18T14:32:12+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Our Client was looking to make the outdoor space much more appealing and usable.  In the past, the remote area of the garden has flooded on a regular basis. The Landscaping Team cleared the existing slabs and compacted the ground to lay new artificial grass.  We also swapped around the opening of the garden gate to [...]