Blog articles from December, 2014

  • sussex house

    Short-listed for the RIBA House of the Year Awards this unique contemporary house sits on a ridge facing the South Downs.  In a spectacular setting such as this it is…

    • 30th December 2014
  • the old kennels

    Looking down over the Chiltern valleys this converted old kennels provided us with a unique opportunity to develop a garden that looked both in and out. Not only was the…

    • 25th December 2014
  • stamens

    The gardens of this large country house had been laid out some years before leaving a redundant field sandwiched between the immaculately restored stable blocks and walled garden.  It was…

    • 23rd December 2014
  • garden rooms

    The recently extended and renovated house felt somewhat adrift in its plot and needed a visual anchor to connect it with its surroundings. The client was an admirer of Hidcote…

    • 12th December 2014
  • modern parterre

    I will always remain very happy with this project as the garden sits incredibly comfortably in its setting, compliments the house and is strong yet simple in design.  The successful…

    • 29th November 2014
  • the box house

    Projects like these are why I am still passionate about my job.  Garden design is often about solving problems and this site was like an exquisite puzzle.   The brick, stone…

    • 20th November 2014
  • the white huf house

    Huf Haus is a German company which has built over 100 striking contemporary timber and glass houses in the UK and we have been lucky enough to design the landscapes…

    • 18th November 2014
  • the black huf haus

    This was the first of a number of Huf Haus projects we have worked on.  Our clients demolished a house they had lived in for years in order to build…

    • 8th November 2014
  • modern family garden

    We frequently make gardens for interesting and unique contemporary homes and I am always keen that our involvement comes early on in the project because the architecture, interiors and gardens…

    • 4th November 2014
  • arts and crafts

    The large Edwardian house was being totally refurbished when we became involved in this project and the garden was totally overgrown.  Our client had four young boys and we designed…

    • 31st October 2014