West Green House

We went to see Don Giovanni produced by the English Country House Opera at West Green House last night and what a wonderful evening it was!  A picnic in the beautiful gardens by the lake of this lovely private house owned by the garden designer, Marylyn Abbott.  I urge you to visit her gardens near […]

Wimbledon garden – beautiful planting!

This beautiful Wimbledon garden started off as a heavily “shrubbed” (mostly rhodies) and over grown garden.  We stripped out a mass of stuff but still keeping some shrubs (and adding new prettier ones – camellias, roses etc ) for shape and definition in the winter. We have since put in lovely fronds of acers, heucheras, […]

Clapham garden planted up

This is a small tricky little garden (access was difficult – everything came over the wall!), we didn’t do much but we also did alot as the transformation is unbelievable.  Some simple things make all the difference:  good paving, trellising and planting plus small details such as moving and painting the garden shed, getting rid […]

No peace in my garden in Wandsworth!

NO PEACE IN MY GARDEN Summer is now the time when you can sit back and enjoy your garden.   Listen to the sensational blackbird song, enjoy the evening sun after a hard day’s grind, look at your beautiful nail clipped lawn, enjoy the smell of your jasmine and honeysuckle and look at your chosen kaleidoscope […]