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Quality garden furniture

13th May 2016

During the warmer months the garden can become an extension of our homes. We like to sit, sunbathe, eat and generally relax in our gardens, especially after working so hard…

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My five favourite garden design books

10th May 2016

There is something particularly appealing about a well-designed garden. Even non-gardeners (are there really people who don’t like gardening?) can appreciate the beauty of a garden designed by the greats,…

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Fire in the Garden!

12th March 2016

Now that spring is almost upon us, I love to sit outside as the evenings gradually stay lighter for longer. But it can be quite chilly, even in the summer…

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The Client Brief

8th March 2016

The Client Brief is the one of the first things to be discussed with a client. What do you want to achieve as a result of this process, what is…

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12 Bulbs for each Month of the Year

6th March 2016

Bulbs are a fantastic way of adding colour into your garden. Not only are they low maintenance, but when planted in large quantities they can create a huge visual impact,…

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The Importance of Conceptual Show Gardens

3rd March 2016

When it comes to gardens, plants and artistic design, there is one thing that I would love to see more of in the UK, and that’s conceptual show gardens. That…

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Why have a plan for your garden?

23rd February 2016

How often have you made an impulse buy that you’ve regretted? Or painted a room, and then thought … I hate that colour! Have you been to a garden centre…

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Looking back at Marylebone

19th February 2016

The definition of a garden is an interesting one a bit like ‘What is Art?’ Does ‘Garden’ immediately conjure up the image of plants? Are they an imperative in a…

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Big tree - Sarah Naybour Garden Design

Big Hugs for Trees

16th February 2016

Sustainable planting is a hot topic in landscape design and the role of the tree is central to it. As Rita von Schoenaich warned at the Big Tree Debate at…

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Chelsea 2015

15th November 2015

The concept for Chelsea 2015 came from a comment made by David Harber while on the stand in 2014…..’Next year I’d like to try something different’. So, we challenged him…

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