January 30, 2013

Architectural Planting-Poppyhead Consultancy’s approach to planting design

In this article, I will describe and illustrate our approach to planting design at Poppyhead including our interpretation of the phrases architectural planting and ‘soft minimalism’-terms we frequently use in describing our own planting design philosophy. Fundamentally, we believe plants are used to best effect when considered as design materials in their own right as…

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January 14, 2013

Our boutique allotment Plot: Boards, bow saws and beds

Well, it’s not as easy as it looks this bed-building lark. As New Year hit, we could not contain ourselves any longer and headed to the allotment, spades and forks to hand.  Our plan was to dig over our small plot, to ‘level it’ a bit before covering in geotextile membrane and placing our raised…

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January 1, 2013

Contemporary Spaces-Poppyhead Consultancy’s design philosophy

The intention of this piece is to describe & illustrate my interpretation of contemporary landscape design.  I will do this by describing our own design philosophy at Poppyhead Consultancy, where we seek to deliver considered and inspired contemporary gardens and spaces through a fusion of ideas and interpretations. Examples of contemporary gardens from RHS Chelsea,…

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