tulips

tulips

greenwich gravel garden

anglique and queen of night tulips

went back to photo a little gravel front garden that we planted up autunm 2012, tulips looking great, will look even better in the summer when the rest of the hot garden plants start to take off

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spring is here.. georgous amelanchier and other spring flowers

greenwich garden spring flowers

greenwich garden spring flowers

amelanchier

amelanchier flowers in spring greenwich garden

see what a days hard graft can achieve….

new garden

new lawn, tidy garden, what a difference

garden before work started

garden before work started

greenwich terraced house garden makeover

garden before work started

garden before work started

tidy garden

new lawn, new garden, what a difference

here is another garden in progress…. planting plan for communal gardens for an appartment block currently being refurbished… low maintenance wildlife friendly plants, which will soften the external appearance of the appartment and , and make it inviting for residents.

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Victorian town house garden in a conservation area

 … have been busy working on some new design projects, here is one of them, a long thin garden in the ashburnham conservation area.  A new extenstion will be added to the house, and the garden will be landscaped at the same time.  The design disguises the long thin shape of the  plot, and provides a secluded seating area in the sunny corner at the end of the garden.  This garden will be a little green oasis, tranquil and a great sanctuary for it’s owners. See some of our other small gardens http://www.catherineclancy.com/projects.php
Here are 2 photos of what the garden looks like now, before work starts on the garden and the extension
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and the plan for the new garden, with soft curves.gardenplan1

Planting will be soft and curvy …

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I will post more photos when the work starts……………………

 

http://www.scampston.co.uk/gardens.html

I visited the walled garden at Scampston North yorkshire at the weekend, and its worth a visit if you are ever in the area.  The silent garden and the grass garden were the most peaceful enclosed spaces that i have been in for a while. Beautiful inspired planting. This is a photo from the webiste.

 

Are these weeds or wildflowers?

Its a fact… weeds are in… evident in some of the gardens at chelsea flower show in May this year… what is one mans weed is another wild flower or garden flower…