Homes and Interiors Scotland

We’re delighted to feature in the July/August 2016 edition of Homes & Interiors Scotland magazine.  “Growing out of the Past” tells the story of a garden restoration for a house and garden designed and built in 1914 by Sir Robert Lorimer, one of...

A Woodland Garden – final phase – soft landscaping….

The final phase of landscaping is the installation of a paved circle for a sitting area, lawn and plant bed preparation.  Soil preparation is the key to good strong plant growth.  The plant bed area is cleared of unwanted vegetation and bricks, concrete, stones etc...

A Woodland Garden – stage 2 – construction – sloping driveway…

The sloping area of the driveway presented a problem as gravel could not be used and the clients did not want to use paviors, concrete or asphalt as a surface material.  The solution was to use Ecogrid with resin bound stone, which is SUDS (sustainable urban drainage)...

A Woodland Garden – Construction – stage 2 – driveway…..

  A gravel stabilisation grid system with a permeable membrane was laid on top of the driveway foundations with a sett edging.   Using a gravel stabilisation system stops gravel movement (the effect you get walking on loose gravel which can be unstable) and...