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Read a bit about our current projects, plans and inspirations, and seasonal tips and trends

Trained Fruit: think design as well as taste…
Imagine wandering through your own orchard, enjoying spring blossom and the buzz of bees, the laughter of children playing amongst the trees, picking ripe fruit in the autumn.  Lovely as it sounds, most of us have much smaller gardens, but you can work them hard and...
Inside Outside
Evening Retreat from www.urbanpods.co.uk Our gardens need to work harder for us all. Covid has meant all of us are spending a lot more time in our homes and gardens, working, exercising and relaxing. Looking forward, our working lives will change and more of us will...
Plan for Spring Colour for your Garden…
  The sound of heavy 'thuds' hitting our doormat has started as the spring bulb catalogues arrive.  2020 has been a difficult year for all of us and it is clear many people value their garden space much more than before, giving us a sense of calm and a place for...
Add Spring Colour to Winter Planting for a Dreich Late Winter Day…
As the year moves through February and March you can have another layer of colour and interest to your winter planting with additional shrubs and early flowering spring bulbs. Ribes sanguineum is a really tough early flowering shrub (March/April) usually seen with...
Winter Planting to add Structure, Colour and Cheer…
January is not my favourite month and some years it seems longer than 31 days.  But as the month pushes forward it is cheering to see the day light lasting a little longer each day.  In my own front garden I am determined to add to the cheer by planting colourful,...

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