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Big Ponds and Small Lakes

What makes a pond a lake? I think it has to do with boats. If you can put a boat on the water then it has to be a lake, doesn’t it?


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What's Out in Front?

What does your front gate say about you? Do you even have a gate, or is the entrance to your property open? Sometimes plants, or pillars, can create the way in, or a path or driveway shows the way to your front door.


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The Eight Seasons of The Year

Sad but true: the evenings are drawing in again. We have eight seasons really and we are just coming into ‘late summer’. 


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Use Your Garden!

I have a question to ask: Why don’t people use their gardens?


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Gardens in Party Dresses

It was so nice to see two of our new gardens being used last week. We were invited to two parties – one a barbecue and one a more formal event – and they were held in the gardens that we’d designed, built and planted. It was great to see people sitting around on walls, purpose-built seating and cushions, children running around on the grass and food being prepared and eaten outdoors.


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Oh for a Flat Garden!

We are always so busy at this time of year. People think that things quieten down as the autumn and winter approach, but that’s not the case. Many clients wait until the Summer has ended before they start digging up the garden! Last year we only stopped for three days at Christmas and I vividly recall us all planting up a job in Richmond in the snow!


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