December 9, 2012

Our boutique Allotment Plot-Walking the Plank

Last month I was talking about the options for creating raised beds on our boutique allotment that we’ve just taken on.  This weekend, in the damp and somewhat unenthusiastic winter sunshine, 50 ‘scaffolding planks’ were delivered by a reclaimed timber yard for the construction of those beds.  These boards had just been removed from a…

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December 5, 2012

Gardens for Year Round Interest: The Winter Garden

When designing a garden space, it is important to consider impact throughout the seasons so that there is structure and interest all year, provided in a variety of ways.  It’s about working with the rise and ebb of the seasons to create something that evolves or unfolds. Here, with winter well and truly here, frost…

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