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From Uganda to Scotland

I arrived back to a very chilly Scotland on 6 April, following a very productive and enjoyable trustee visit to the school that our…

Swapping site boots for charity hat

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From 22 March to 5 April 2018 I will be taking off my Shades of Green Garden Design boots and donning my Uphill Trust...

Snow-bound February

It’s been an unusually snowy month in the Shades of Green patch – not so bad for design work in a nice warm office…

Planting a wetland

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Since 2012 I have had the privilege of working in a rural garden in Glendevon. The garden has been developed in phases, with extensive…

Welcome to 2018

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A very Happy New Year to you all! As soon as we returned to work in January, both sets of landscape contractors that I…

Season’s Greetings

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As we come to the end of another busy year I can look back with pleasure on the new client relationships built during 2017….

Project update (2) 2017

As in 2016, I was unable to start work on new design projects for 2017 until the start of the summer. My commission schedule…

Watch out for Honey Fungus!

Recently I spotted a serious infestation of Honey Fungus (Armillaria) in the corner of a client's garden in Kinross. Looking over the back fence...

Choose your payment method

To try to make life easier for my clients, you can pay Shades of Green Garden Design by a variety of methods:  PayPal:  paypal.me/shadesofgreengarden...

Project Update (1) 2017

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I spent the first part of this year predominantly completing projects begun in 2016 – some build completions, lots of planting design and even…