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September News – Lazy Autumn Days

September News – Lazy Autumn Days

September 30, 2021

The season has changed, we are now past the autumn equinox; the sun no longer blazes, and there’s a freshness in the air. There are still beautiful displays of flowers and foliage on show, some trees are taking on a tinge of copper and leaves are beginning to fall. It’s harvest time in gardens and… View Article

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July News – Flowers Flourish

July News – Flowers Flourish

July 13, 2021

In July News we are enjoying tending to the beautiful summer flowers, and find out more about lavender fields, plus outdoor performances at Painshill Park.

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June News – Colours of Summer

June News – Colours of Summer

June 28, 2021

Now it’s midsummer, and with the long sunny days we can admire and wonder at the abundant growth in our gardens and parks. Beautiful blooms delight with intense colours. Roses are spectacular now, read on for more on this favourite flower. Jasmine and honeysuckle give off gorgeous scents. Enjoy the summer colour in your garden…. View Article

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May News – Glorious blooms

May News – Glorious blooms

May 27, 2021

May is busy in the gardens, as recent rain and sunshine means the growing season is truly upon us. Herbaceous borders are growing and trees are full with lush green leaves. Horse chestnut trees are heavy with their pink and white blossom, and lilies and iris are coming out now in vibrant purple, white and… View Article

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April News – Blossom everywhere

April News – Blossom everywhere

April 29, 2021

April is an uplifting month in the gardens, as we enjoy Spring sunshine and the breathtaking sights of beautiful blossom on cherry, apple, magnolia and lilac trees. It’s exciting to see new green leaves appearing on once-bare branches. Everything is growing, new shoots and buds are full and ready to burst, and birdsong fills the… View Article

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March News – Spring is here

March News – Spring is here

March 26, 2021

March in the gardens is a special time as bright spring flowers burst into life after the long dormant winter. The spring colours are an uplifiting sight – cheery yellow Daffodils and Forsythia, pretty white yellow and green flowers of Hellebore and Euphorbia. Gardening tasks for March include tidying up bare winter stems, cutting back… View Article

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November News – Autumn Leaves

November News – Autumn Leaves

November 30, 2020

Leaves are everywhere… this October and November we have enjoyed the beautiful variety of colours on the trees, and now many trees are bare. We’re feeling the chill in the air and the change in the light as we approach the shortest day. But we can still enjoy gardens and parks and appreciate the changing… View Article

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Latest Garden – Urban Garden Clapham SW4

Latest Garden – Urban Garden Clapham SW4

November 19, 2020

This garden was a real transformation – from builder’s rubble to a carefully chosen planting scheme, with harmonious colours and beautifully lush foliage and flowers. See the story here

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Urban Garden Highlight – Clapham

Urban Garden Highlight – Clapham

March 1, 2020

We were really pleased with the finished result of this garden redesign in Clapham. From a rather overgrown garden, we created an inviting, relaxing and secluded space for the client, with plants that have flourished over time. Read more here

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February News – Spring Flowers

February News – Spring Flowers

February 29, 2020

February weather has been rather wild – windy, cold and we‘ve seen dramatic rainfall and flooding. However we see coming signs of spring each day – it’s so exciting to see green shoots pushing through bare earth, and the delicate petals of snowdrops and crocuses, closely followed by early daffodils. There’s such a magic to… View Article

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January News – New Year Planning

January News – New Year Planning

January 14, 2020

Happy New Year – here’s to an exciting year ahead and watching the gardens change as 2020 unfolds. It’s a great time to plan how to make the most of your garden this year. Landscaping jobs and new planting areas can be identified for the coming months. Now is a good time for garden tidy-ups… View Article

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Plant of the Month – Sarcococca Sweet Box

Plant of the Month – Sarcococca Sweet Box

January 13, 2020

We love this plant for use as a hedge or in a shady position in a mixed border. Two of the most popular varieties are Sarcococca confusa and Sarcococca hookeriana var. Humilis. Sarcococcas can also be known as Sweet box or Christmas box.   Flowering period – December to March Position – Partial Shade. Any aspect: South/North/East/West Soil – fertile, moist,… View Article

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November News – Colours of Autumn

November News – Colours of Autumn

November 12, 2019

Now it’s late autumn, and with it comes shorter days, misty mornings, and the time to wrap up. However when the sun does break through it really highlights the beauty of the changing landscape. The autumn leaf changes this year are showing spectacular colours, and give simple enjoyment from walking through carpets of pretty fallen… View Article

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September News – Lazy Autumn Days

September News – Lazy Autumn Days

September 17, 2019

We are now in autumn, the sun no longer blazes as strongly as on summer days, and we are adjusting to a freshness in the air. There are still beautiful displays of flowers and foliage on show. The trees start to take on a tinge of copper and leaves are starting to fall. It’s harvest… View Article

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