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

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,...
Front Gardens: Do you have Colour 365 Days a Year?
How many plants do you have in bloom in your garden in January? You will be astounded to know Tresco Abbey Gardens in the Scilly Isles had 289 on the 7th January. Aah - to have their climate. But even as winter is upon us, in Scotland it is possible to have flowers in...
Top Garden Trends for 2018
  'Haven' is often a word associated with our gardens.  Studies have shown people are healthier and less stressed when they are close to nature, and people are using their gardens to enjoy family life, relax, exercise and mediate in. This trend continues in 2018....

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