Sunday, 3 August 2014

Longniddry garden

Nine months after planting and the grasses and perennials in this West Lothian garden are establishing nicely. The Miscanthus planted on top of earth mounds lends height without obscuring the view out over the golf course to the Forth and Fife beyond.

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Linlithgow - 9 months on

Small project to create a new garden for a newly-built house at the edge of Linlithgow. Nine months after completion plants are establishing well and the garden has settled in nicely.

Monday, 7 July 2014

Growth at Longniddry

9 months after planting herbaceous and grasses are establishing well in this North-facing garden. Trees and shrubs have leafed out well and climbers are starting to scramble up the stainless steel wiring grid attached to the East facing boundary wall.

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Progression in Morningside

The path layout has commenced at this job and the Spring should see the start of structural planting. Good to see new construction rather then clearance work. Gales before Christmas saw the development of a dangerous split in the fork of an existing Ash tree on the boundary which required the swift intervention of a team of tree surgeons.

Saturday, 28 December 2013

East Lothian garden

Planting completed in a garden in Longniddry, East Lothian. The garden attepts to reconcile a modernist, 'glass box' house with the links style golf course which adjoins the North boundary.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Small woodland garden

Dropped in to visit a client's small woodland garden which is establishing quite nicely although some gaps have appeared in perennial planting as a result of the recent dry weather. Hopefully this will regenerate now that Summer rain has reappeared. Within the garden is a small stumpery where ferns are establishing nicely:

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Perthshire project complete

A garden party was held in this garden to celebrate the completion of the project. Hats off to the clients who carried out mst of the construction and planting work themselves with only limited assistance from contractors - personal satisfaction high!