Contemporary Garden Hitchin

Contemporary Garden Hitchin

Where: A back garden in Hitchin. Who: A family with two teenage children. Why: 1. To take a north facing garden and re-design it into a place to relax and socialise in.  2. A bold angular shape was used for the patio and cedar trellis . 3. The garden was then re-planted  throughout with shrubs and grasses to … Continue reading

Rural Garden Gamlingay

Rural Garden Gamlingay

Where: A large back garden in the village of Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire.  Who: A family with two adult children. Why: 1. To take a large garden and make it more interesting with colour, structure and decoration. 2. A new patio,  tree seat and iron arch walkway were added. 3. Planted borders and additional trees were used throughout to compliment … Continue reading

Contemporary Garden Eyeworth

Contemporary Garden Eyeworth

Where: A large back garden in the village of Eyeworth, Bedfordshire.  Who: A family with two teenage children. Why: 1. To convert a redundant vegetable patch into an area for entertaining and having fun with the hot tub. 2. To create somewhere fixed in the garden to eat and BBQ. 3. To use contemporary materials and planting. 4. … Continue reading

Garden Design Hitchin

Garden Design Hitchin

Where: A large back garden in Hitchin Who: An adult family Why: 1. To add shape and interest to a large back garden of a period house. 2. To use circular shapes in the lawn and borders and replant throughout. 3. To add additional seating areas. 4. To create a new vegetable patch and screen the shed … Continue reading

Pirton Courtyard Garden

Pirton Courtyard Garden

Where: The village of Pirton near Hitchin Who: A  young family Why: 1. To transform a small, neglected garden into an inviting garden to relax and socialise in. 2. To replace the lawn with paving and gravel for easy maintenance. 3. To create two areas for seating and eating. 4. To use modern, architectural plants with a restricted … Continue reading

Garden Design Willington

Garden Design Willington

Where: The village of Willington near Bedford Who: A family with dogs Why: 1. To provide a more interesting shaped garden, and one that would enhance their cottage.     2. To use a pergola that would utilise the existing wisteria, and provide a space for 8 people to sit under it. 3. To incorporate a new … Continue reading

Rural Garden Kempston

Rural Garden Kempston

This garden was tucked away in a lovely quiet spot near Kempston in Bedfordshire. It was a large plot with mature trees and shrubs that had been allowed to become overgrown and now dominated. The hedges were dense and made the garden appear much narrower than it actually was and too many Laurels and Conifers … Continue reading

Hitchin Courtyard Garden

Hitchin Courtyard Garden

When I initially visited this garden it had a tired lawn and large overgrown shrubs that dominated the small space. It was also disjointed with a separate seating area at the bottom of the garden which was never used. My brief was to replace the  lawn with paving and create a courtyard garden which would … Continue reading

Modern Garden Design Gosmore

Modern Garden Design Gosmore

The brief for this job was very specific. To transform a tired and neglected area of garden into an inviting space to relax and socialise in. The kitchen and dining room opened out onto a large section of garden that the family never used and it was here that I was asked to focus on.The garden was … Continue reading