Thursday 20 December 2012

Unusual Design Brief

The brief for this recently completed design included quite an unusual request - to create a 'tortoise friendly' space that looks completely incorportated within the garden.  This will be achieved by using a unified planting scheme across the whole garden, and including 'tortoise edible' plants.

Wednesday 14 November 2012

New Border Planting

Been livening up some borders in Wadebridge, adding grasses and perennials to give colour and movement.

And some architectural evergreens for a shady corner.

Tuesday 9 October 2012

Walled Cottage Garden

A newly completed design for a walled cottage garden in Fowey.

Monday 17 September 2012

Mousehole Coastal Garden in September

The later summer grasses and plants are beginning to look wonderful.

Tuesday 4 September 2012

Trelill Garden Completed

A reminder of how the Trelill garden looked before the work...

And how it has been transformed. 

The clients wanted  spaces to sit and relax in and to have a proper useable garden where once there was just a mass of overgrown shrubs.

They also wanted to improve and enlarge the existing drive which was small and overgrown, and this had to link into the rest of the garden space.
The driveway beforehand....
and afterwards....

The planting is designed to suit mainly shade, but sun later in the afternoon.

Monday 30 July 2012

Progress on the Trelill garden build.
Hardcore going down...
The concrete base next...

Then the walling...
And the granite setts...
Looking forward to getting the plants in...

Monday 16 July 2012

Beautiful Summer Borders

Yesterday was the perfect day to visit the newly planted borders at Mousehole, what a transformation!

A reminder of how the garden looked before....

And now....

Monday 25 June 2012

Start of the build of the new design for the Trelil garden.

The summer borders of a redesigned and built garden at St Kew Highway.

Wednesday 13 June 2012

Client Feedback

It's fantastic to get great feedback from clients - some comments following recent projects.

"We both love the ideas you put forward...thanks again for your time and the ideas.  We are delighted." Sue from Newquay

"Love the planting!  Many thanks, we are both delighted!"  Margaret from St Issey

Friday 18 May 2012

Contemporary Garden Overlooking Camel Estuary

Newly planted borders framing a contemporary new house overlooking the Camel Estuary.
The planting is a mix of grasses, perennials and shrubs to suit this open, sunny and exposed site.

Starting to plant.

Some of the finished planting

Monday 9 April 2012

Coastal Garden, Portwrinkle

This new design for a raised coastal garden at Portwrinkle gives seating and planting areas that sit within the natural hillside vegetation, and allows the clients to walk through the garden using curving stepped paths.

Coastal Garden Mousehole

The planting of this stunning tiered coastal garden has just been completed.  The scheme was designed to create a vibrant and exotic garden using plants suited to an exposed south facing coastal location.

Starting to plant

The 'Before' garden
The completed garden

More photos will be posted later in the summer to show how the borders develop.

Bude Courtyard Garden

This small courtyard in Bude was redesigned to give the family an attractive usable outside space in which to sit and make the most of the sun.  The planting was chosed to suit both sun and the shade which was cast by the four walls enclosing the courtyard as the sun moved around throughout the day.

The couryard before.
Stage one and two of construction

The completed garden.