May 26, 2014

Up on the roof: creation of a contemporary roof terrace

Over the past several weeks, one of our roof terrace schemes has been created, 15 floors up, with spectacular views of Manchester and beyond. Usually, when a landscape build is taking place you say it is ‘on the ground’; here, it is very definitely ‘in the sky’! It is a stunning location and, with the…

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May 16, 2014

Garden and landscape design: you get what you pay for!

A storm has been brewing in my mind for a while and now I feel its time for a little thundercloud to burst!!   Those who are not keen on controversy or who are used to my more image-based blogs may want to stop reading now!!  My subject matter is of course money: the costs of…

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May 7, 2014

Grand designs live Revisited with my Gourmet Retreat Garden

Phew just back in Manchester today after 2 days at Grand Designs Live in London – what a busy couple of days!!   Having won the Grand designs Live competition for Garden Designer of the year in Birmingham October 2013,  I was invited to visit  the London show to discuss my Gourmet Retreat urban kitchen…

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