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carol whitehead garden design is featured in new small garden book

carol whitehead garden design is featured in new small garden book

A Carol Whitehead garden design is featured in new small garden book, hot off the press from Frances Lincoln. New small garden is written by prolific garden author Noel Kingsbury and visually recorded by Dutch lifestyle photographer Maayke de Ridder. The book explains how a selection of garden owners and designers have created small garden spaces.… >>>

seaside kitchen garden on the kent coast

seaside kitchen garden on the kent coast

These artistic clients needed a studio building to work from home and the garden design for this seaside garden was created around the route to this workshop. Inherited overgrown boundary hedges, trees and lawn, created a dark and depressing tunnel through the space. >>>

gimme some space: an urban kitchen garden

gimme some space: an urban kitchen garden

A garden for a young professional couples first home, with only a very tight budget, presented a challenge. With careful design and layout, the space became a more intimate, attractive and practical green space next to the busy inner city railway line. The first job was to deal with the privacy issue from the train bridge… >>>

plant nectar rich fruit for our native insects

plant nectar rich fruit for our native insects

Growing fruit trees and soft fruit bushes in your garden could be critically important in helping our native honey bees survive. The pollen from apple trees, gooseberries, raspberries etc is a valuable source of late spring nectar and pollen for bees. Other insects feed on the foliage, flowers >>>

ornamental kitchen garden: sustenance in the city

ornamental kitchen garden: sustenance in the city

This ornamental kitchen garden is featured as a case study in a recent Frances Lincoln publication called New Small Garden, written by Noel Kingsbury. Space is premium in these Victorian terraced houses urban Hackney, so every part of the design must earn its place. An asymmetrical garden design layout was used for this urban kitchen garden with paths… >>>

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