my garden

My Garden

South facing and very sunny, the main problem was a lack of shade. As we live in a city I wanted to include as much greenery as possible and encourage wildlife into the garden. I also wanted to extend the planting areas so that I could experiment with new combinations and textures of planting material. … Read more

garden for entertaining

Garden for Entertaining

This garden faces south so is light and sunny. The brief was to create an inviting space for entertaining which was attractive and low maintenance, whilst being flexible enough for any further extension to the house. Mature shrubs and trees made the existing garden very dark and uninviting. There was also an old timber fence … Read more

Circular Front Garden

Circular Front Garden

This front garden was in need of a complete redesign. We replaced the dated concrete path with a circle of cobbles and setts to create a feeling of enclosure whilst providing an easy and attractive path from the entrance up to the front door.

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hampstead courtyard

Hampstead courtyard

As with so many urban gardens the design for this apartment courtyard in Hampstead had to overcome several problems – shading from nearby buildings and trees, traffic noise, lack of privacy to name a few.

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A family garden

Many of our clients take on a new garden at the same time as bringing up a young family. This is a good time to ensure that we provide a safe and stimulating environment for the children, but also to future proof the garden so that it is flexible enough to cope with the family’s changing needs.

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wooden terrace with plants

An Elemental Roof Terrace

This roof terrace had a terrific view over London, but could be quite exposed. The client wanted somewhere nice to relax in the evenings, and somewhere to eat breakfast.

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primary school garden

Primary School Sensory Garden

This sunny corner of the school links the playground to the main entrance. It was originally a small pond surrounded by railings and overgrown with weeds. The children could only access it when the gate was unlocked and they were supervised by a teacher.

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