Category Archives: Top Tips & Things We Like

The Quarry –Landscape education and design inspiration

In this weeks blog we celebrate industry events, professional development, the quarry as a site for education and inspiration and James Basson’s ‘The M & G’ garden. We also highlight Shoots great planting list resource for show gardens. We were lucky … Continue reading

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FREE Garden Design Clinics at the South of England Show 8th-10th June.

FREE Garden Design Clinics         We are very excited to have been invited to take part in the South of England Show this week, happening on 8th, 9th and 10th June in Ardingly. We will be collaborating … Continue reading

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Beauty in Decay – Rebecca Louise Law

Installation Artist specialising in flora Rebecca Louise Law is an Installation Artist based in East London, specialising in artworks made with natural materials, in particular flora. Beauty in Decay is something that I have always been fascinated with and Law’s ‘The … Continue reading

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Sheffield Park and Garden- Seasonal Beauty Delights

Catch Sheffield Park and Garden and all it’s Seasonal beauty delights before the leaves fall for good this year. Underfoot is deeper, crunchier and more fun this late in the season. A great place for walking, talking and snatching those precious moments … Continue reading

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Textured Landscapes – Construction, Design and Inspiration

Textured Landscapes       Nature – Textured Landscapes of Autumn I’ve been verging a little on the obsessive with textured landscapes of late. In their natural form, in their construction and in their design. Maybe it’s the change of season, … Continue reading

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The power of plants – A.S Apothecary

The power of plants Every day this week, I have planted something new. I have walked away from the screen and the endless ‘to do lists’ and ventured  into the garden to give plants a ‘home’. At the end of … Continue reading

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The Winter Garden, Sissinghurst, Bateman’s and Nymans

Our ‘adventures of a Lewes Landscaper’ have taken us to many gardens. Sissinghurst, Bateman’s and Nymans are must visits in our calender even in the depths of the winter season. For us exploring the Winter garden always uncovers surprising delights and treasures. You get … Continue reading

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Reflections, texture and decay…my ‘palette of pauses’

Something a little more visual today with my images of reflections, textures and decay. These make up a few of what I’m calling my ‘palette of pauses’, evidence of what stopped me in my tracks, what made me look and … Continue reading

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RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show– where perennial memories are made…

The life of a Lewes Landscaper…So this week Simon nearly melted in the heat while building a beautiful Lewes Courtyard garden. The life of his other half…So this week (guiltily but all in the name of research!) I delighted in … Continue reading

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Relishing in reclamation and plant nursery pickings

        I was lucky enough to spend my time this week discovering  sumptuous plant nursery pickings at How Green Nursery . A plant nursery with great perennial stock, top quality plants and staff with expert knowledge and infectious … Continue reading

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