Posts Tagged ‘shades of green garden design’

October can be a glorious month!

Autumn in the UK is a traditionally time of golden colours and falling leaves, but in gardens it can also be a time of…

Japanese Garden Cowden – Summer Festival 2018

A biennial visit to the Japanese Garden Cowden seems to be becoming a Shades of Green habit. I first toured the overgrown and neglected…

An exotic garden in Devon

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I make several trips to SW England teach year to visit family and I always make time to catch up with very a good…

Summer projects 2018

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Summer has carried on where spring left off – a constant juggling of projects – and with amazing weather!  Wall to wall sunshine is…

Spring projects 2018

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A garden designer’s remit can be very varied, and the projects that have been occupying me this spring are no exception. This is just…

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…