Exploring Indian plants

Exploring Indian plants

Exploring botanical gardens in other countries is always enjoyable for garden designers and during my trip to India, primarily to watch cricket, I had the chance to visit the Visakhapatnam Botanical Garden. Sadly I had time due to England losing the cricket within...
Spanish Design Inspiration

Spanish Design Inspiration

April in Spain can be hot and so it was when five European designers came to sample the delights of Madrid.  Maria and I hosted the weekend and whilst of course we enjoyed the local gastronomy we all met to experience Spanish landscape architecture and see at first...
Garden Structure is frozen in time

Garden Structure is frozen in time

We recently ran a blog about the importance of structure for a garden.  We had a lot of interest and quite a few readers wanted to know more about the nuts and bolts – just what elements in a garden are structure and how do they work?  Well, we’re here to help...
The joys of a small garden

The joys of a small garden

We sometimes get clients saying to us, ‘We’ve only got a small garden.  I don’t suppose you can really do anything for us?’  This is so not true.  We love working on small gardens, they have their own special qualities. When imaginatively and sympathetically designed...