This is a south facing garden in Wandsworth, south London. The house was having a back extension put onto it and the garden needed a complete redesign – albeit relatively simple, but effective. The client wanted to keep an area at the back for raised vegetable beds, a lawn, various shrubs and a couple of pretty
Tuesday, 14 June 2011 by caroline
Look how a shed can transform your garden… even your old garden shed can be transformed by a pretty path leading to its door or by painting it a new colour. By an apple tree, in a corner, next to pebbles for a beach effect or lit up at night… these are all gardens that
Beautiful trellising tailor made to your requirements in fabulous colours; sea green, jade, midnight blue, sage etc. This trellis can be made with narrow slats (like a Venetian blind) or wide slats which bring in lots of light but still mask anything behind. It will transform your garden!
Look at these wonderful raised beds! A raised bed in Wimbledon made out of rendered and painted brick, a raised bed in Wandsworth made out of dark stained railway sleepers, a raised bed in Chelsea made out ouf heavy timbers and one at Kew Gardens made out of stone slabs. They are a wonderful way of gardening in a small space, showing off
Sunday, 01 May 2011 by caroline
The Isabella Plantation – Richmond Park, you must visit now! (May to June) I thoroughly recommend a visit to the amazing Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park at this time of year – from now – early May to June. Go on a warm, dry day and you will see the most stunning and electric colours
Take a look at my last blog to see how well this garden has come along. It is now nearly finished. You can see the raised vegetable beds, but so far no vegetables! The two areas of lawn have been laid. The hut has been painted black to give a beach effect and we have
Sunday, 03 April 2011 by caroline
Caroline Garland, Garden Designer! We found this south facing garden in quite a state. It had had a long winter of discontent, the shrubs were sad and overgrown and our client wanted something more contemporary and easy to keep (it had been a football pitch for her boys over the years) – she also wanted
Caroline Garland, garden designer, has for some time now been designing gardens in London and the South. Please take a look at her “Gallery” where you can see she has a very solid base of knowledge and experience. Peter Garland, her husband, has been a landscape contractor for 30 years and until very recently was based in Belgravia
Spring is nearly here (blackbirds in the garden and daffodils about to burst their little cotton socks) and Caroline Garland, garden designer, is ready to design your garden. This is the moment to look at your garden and decide that what you need is some sensitive professional help either with the design of your garden
Caroline Garland’s new website was launched today. Take a look around our fantastic site and feel free to leave your feedback below. We will aim to update our blog on a regular basis with up to date news on our projects and other interesting posts on the latest gardening trends.