Category Archive: Services

Right tree, right place

A particular favourite: Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Trees enhance a garden of any size – but care needs to be taken in selecting the right specimen for the site. With an exhaustive knowledge of native and exotic species I am able to recommend appropriate trees for all situations, from an open country garden to a small city courtyard. You will benefit from …

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Plant sourcing and supply

I offer a service to source and supply plants for anyone, not just our design and execution clients. If you would me to locate an unusual specimen, arrange for the delivery of a planting for yourself or source and inspect a suitable semi-mature tree, please get in touch. A small fee will be levied for …

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Adapting to a lower maintenance regime

Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy', Rosa mundi and hemerocallis: a low maintenance corner

Gardens give immense pleasure, but we all know that the work involved can be great. I am experienced in adapting existing gardens to a lower maintenance regime. This may be because existing owners are finding the work required increasingly burdensome, or a new owner acquiring a keenly-gardened plot wishes to enjoy it at a lower …

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Low voltage lighting in the garden

Low voltage uplighting and downlighting in a London dining area

A low voltage lighting system can enhance a garden after dark, subtly illuminating an outdoor dining area, as in the picture below, or drawing attention to garden features. It can also be used to replace motion-activated halogen security lights with subtler lights that do not cast deep shadows, giving greater security in a way that …

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