Planting a wetland


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


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


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...

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Project Update (1) 2017


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

Six years on: Dull suburban plot to Open Garden!

I would like to share recent photos of a garden I designed for my ‘star client’, Gill, in 2011. She was downsizing from a…

April and May are all about plants and planting!


At this time of year I am fully occupied with planting plans, plant sourcing and organising planting days. I normally have a mix of…

Welcome to March Madness!


I always have great plans to get on top of outstanding non-client-based administration tasks over the winter months, but once again, the time has…