Archive for Current Projects

Damp Proofed

Posted on 05/12/12, filed under Current Projects | No Comments

    Damp proof courses are one of those essential parts of any building project and existing house. I have just designed a garden in Cuckfield and the last landscapers or builders had laid a new patio over the top of the existing paver patio, and also over the top of the manhole inspection covers! […]

Parham House Weekend

Posted on 02/07/12, filed under Current Projects, Latest News | No Comments

DIG FOR VICTORY!    Come and see us this weekend at The Parham Plant Weekend, Parham House in Sussex. We'll have a stand with a Dig For Victory Theme and will be dressing up as landgirls. It's been great fun, getting all the props and outfits together. Ebay has been a source of inspiration and we'll be […]

Hard hats at the ready

Posted on 24/03/11, filed under Current Projects, Latest News | No Comments

I have just started work on the plans and design for a wonderful job. It’s in Tooting and the client has bought this gorgeous house – well, it WILL be gorgeous – overlooking the green with mature trees all around with tree preservation orders in abundi. It should be fun working with all of these […]

The pond deepens

Posted on 02/03/11, filed under Current Projects | No Comments

Building ponds can be difficult when it doesn’t stop raining. This was an existing concrete pond, that leaked, so we are completely re-lining and using the opportunity to build¬†a new¬†circular terrace that will look as though it cantilevers out over the water. We put a ‘sump’ into the bottom of the pond, to prevent water […]

New start

Posted on 11/02/11, filed under Current Projects | No Comments

This week, we’ve started in Pulborough – in a pond. Unfortunately, Kevin slipped down the bank on Monday morning and we spent most of the afternoon at A&E. He’s on crutches now with a ruptured ligament in his knee, so feeling a bit sorry for himself, understandably. But…. life goes on…. and the pond is […]

North Chailey

Posted on 05/02/11, filed under Current Projects | No Comments

This new garden was completely water-logged when we carried out the initial survey. We've installed land drains to help the garden, which has been built by the developer over a solid clay pan, compacted by the building works. Planting will make a big difference to the final landscape – watch this space – but privacy […]