Tag Archives: Planting Design

Spring border tidying

I was at one of my favourite gardens yesterday getting lost in the borders which I designed and planted a couple of years back. The “woodland” areas got most of my attention, removing the dead winter foliage from the grasses and ferns and tidying up the hellebores. Along with a small amount of weeding. It was lovely spending the day with the bumblebees feeding from the hellebore flowers.


Hazel Rose Obelisk


A client wanted an obelisk for his wife’s favourite rambling rose so I got to make this…

Swimming Pool Borders


I was down gardening in Studland yesterday and couldn’t resist taking some photos of the swimming pool borders that I designed and planted a couple of years ago and last year – they’re establishing nicely. I should be back there next week and so will take some better photographs with a decent camera to do them justice.