ironstone leicestershire

LIMESTONE PATIO WITH IRONSTONE WALLING

This garden featured a dated concrete patio with sprawling weeds a wonky slabs. The owner wanted a completely fresh look whilst keeping the overall layout of the existing patio the same. They enjoyed the old layout, which was one of a main patio area and a path leading around the house, plus a point to […]

garden design in rutland

WALLED GARDEN DESIGN IN RUTLAND

“We are delighted with the quality of the work and attention to detail, in particular with the landscaping and bespoke log store and garden shed.  A very friendly and professional team” 1 2 3 4 5 6 After the Clients moved in they quickly contacted us to see how we could make their garden more […]

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GOLD MEDAL AT BBC GARDENERS WORLD LIVE 2014

This is our live blog we had going for the run up to BBC Gardeners World Live 2014. It takes a lot of time and energy when preparing for these shows, daily watering and slug repelling for instance, and we thought you might want to read about our experience. Update on 16th May 2014The last […]

patio steps

OAK SLEEPER STEPS FROM PATIO TO LAWN

We used sandstone flag paving as infill between oak sleeper steps to create a durable and attractive solution to stepping down to the lawn from the patio. By forming the tread infill area using the same paving as the patio, the style is retained right down to the lawn. This solution was chosen because the house is occupied […]

stonetree patio

WALLED PATIO WITH EXTRA FEATURES

Having moved into this property a few years ago, the homeowners had just about finished renovating the inside of their home. Their back garden was next, which comprised a cracked and half sunken 1970’s crazy paving with a weed covered lawn, interspersed with low level walls holding back a planting scheme that had no real […]

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LOW MAINTENANCE DECKING

An ultra low maintenance deck that incorporates a raised pond, benches, a BBQ and a chiminea. This contemporary 15 year old property lies in the heart of Rutland. Its rear garden has been nurtured over the years and benefits from well established plants around the border. The concrete patio remained untouched and was suffering from […]

landscaping gold medal

GOLD MEDAL AT BBC GARDENERS WORLD LIVE 2014

Ben won a RHS gold medal for this exceptional piece, reflective of the time and patience he invested in his exhibit. The task was to design a garden based on a theme of his choosing, to be contained within several square metres and bordered by timber sleepers. The theme was titled ‘Urbanised – made urban […]

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SILVER GILT AT BBC GARDENERS WORLD LIVE 2013

Our chief gardener Ben Corah exhibited this garden in 2013 at BBC Gardeners World Live… Ben won a RHS silver gilt medal for his efforts, which is extremely good for a first time entrant. The task was to design a garden based on a theme of his choosing, to be contained within several square metres […]

stonetree planting

TRADITIONAL GARDEN DESIGN

Our client had recently moved into their home where their garden was a blank canvas, just waiting for a touch of charm to be added. Being avid gardeners, they wanted to get involved with their garden, to the point that they took our design and carried out the planting and landscaping themselves. Being quite a […]