• Barry asked us to transform his Muswell Hill garden from an overgrown, neglected jungle and create a low maintenance (or no maintenance!) garden where he could sit back and enjoy his surroundings. We created a beautiful haven where he could relax and entertain friends and family. Natural sandstone paving was used for a seating area and as a surround for the pond, and gravel was used as a decorative feature and as a weed suppressant, amid grasses and architectural planting. Garden lighting added to the enjoyment of the garden in the warm summer evenings.

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  • We updated a number of features in Louise's Stoke Newington garden. In her front garden we laid a new Victorian tiled path, restoring the distinctive decorative period feel to the entrance to her house. We also renovated her back garden. We replaced her worn out decking with a new hardwood deck, erected new fencing, laid a new lawn and replanted all her pots and borders. We maintain both gardens to keep them in tip-top condition.

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  • Once Jennifer and her husband had renovated their Hampstead apartment, their attention turned to the garden. An ugly brick patio area was replaced with the warmth and durability of hardwood decking. We planted a long row of yellow bamboos to improve the natural feel of the garden and screen the decked area from passing pedestrians. Yew hedges were renovated, all the borders were planted with shade-tolerant plants, and we installed an automatic irrigation system and subtle garden lighting to complete a beautiful garden.

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  • While Simon was completing renovations on his Muswell Hill house, we were called in to bring the family garden up to date, turning his ideas into reality. We made a larger patio area by digging out to 4 metres from the kitchen doors and laid a new hardwood deck. WIde sandstone steps lead up to the lawn, while a raised pond with a fountain brings the calming sound of tinkling water to the garden. Everedge lawn edging provides a crisp shape to the lawn and makes lawn mowing a great deal easier. Finally, we installed lighting in the decking, the pond and the garden borders to produce a magical effect after dark.

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  • Susie loved the design of a garden she had seen in a magazine. We designed her new family garden in Putney accordingly, adapting aspects of that garden to suit hers. We took an uninteresting patch of grass and introduced order, laying a smaller rectangle of lawn edged with sandstone, but adding raised rendered flower beds and a gravel path leading to the new shed and composting area at the rear of the garden. All planting is designed to have seasonal interest throughout the year.

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  • Mark's roof terrace in Wimpole Street in the West End of London was dull and plain, laid with basic white tiles. We brought a warmth to the terrace with hardwood decking, enhanced by magnificent hardwood planters with bold planting. The walls were renovated and wall lights were installed to create the perfect environment for entertaining, whether during the day or evening. The heavily scented climbing plant star jasmine is trained up the main wall to provide astounding evening fragrances.

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  • Liz's front garden in Muswell Hill needed a major overhaul. Her boundary wall was leaning dangerously, so we demolished it and rebuilt it in a traditional brick. The steps and house entrance were re-paved in Indian sandstone and the central area of the garden was covered in shingle with a central Viburnum and drought-tolerant planting in borders around the shingle.

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  • Tina's large front garden in Muswell Hill had been completely covered in tarmac to suit a previous disabled owner. We dug up the tarmac and designed a new driveway with a sweeping curve in it, taking up half the garden. The driveway was laid in two tones of grey Brett driveway blocks. The remainder of the garden was planted with a range of grasses and perennials in the style of the plantsman Piet Oudolf, with a few accent plants and trees. As the garden matures, the planting knits together to form groups which sway in the breeze and look great throughout the year.

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  • When we discussed Rachel's ideas for her Crouch End garden, we gave her alternative solutions before she settled on the best solution for a family garden. We dug out the narrow strip of patio to create a large patio area suitable for a large dining table. We laid it in Indian sandstone and built wide, inviting steps up to a widened and extended lawn area. Tall, dense conifer trees were taken down from the back of the garden and replaced with a raised bed planted with tall bamboos, providing a screen from nearby houses. Low maintenance plants were planted in borders on either side of the garden, with a granite sphere water feature adding interest and sound to the garden. All boundary fences were painted in an attractive pale green to unify the whole garden.

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