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Showing posts from May, 2016

cor-ten steel trendy....

I had a sneaky preview of the RHS Chelsea flower show grounds yesterday and found some lovely planting combinations, exciting sculptures and cor-ten in abundance.... Nic Howard design and Langdale Landscapes construction -  David Harber garden featuring some wonderful sculptures. I also spotted lots of cor-ten steel and cor-ten coloured planting!!! Paul Martin's garden: Here's a cor-ten wall also greencube are so on trend we are currently installing cor-ten steel into a garden in North Norfolk, currently under construction,  SJB landscaping doing a fantastic job. We have had sheets of cor-ten cut to create a path, in wedge shapes divided by oak sleepers, mixing this with black limestone and corten troughs. Here's the 3d views and part of the garden under construction, the cor-ten has not developed its desired patina, but each week it will change and mature. Watch this space for our finished garden

tulip time

What an April - so so so busy. I've managed to stop for a few minutes, grab the camera and take some images of the wonderful Tulips in my own garden, here we have used Tulipa ballerina a lily flowering tulip and Tulipa 'Dolls Minuet' a wonderful hot pink. on the terrace, I have placed a couple of water bowls for the birds to drink from the bug hotel is seasoning well Meantime the garden we are working on in Seal is almost complete, I must say Langdale Landscapes have done a superb job building the sunken fire pit. It looks amazing. We planted up this garden last week and will return to take some photos once it starts to fill out and flower. A wonderful social space, sinking the terrace by two steps and creating big built in sofa style seating area, creating a cozy zone. We have had some lovely comments back over the last few months on gardens that we have designed, managed and delivered. Here's a lovel