garden designer and artist
carol whitehead contemporary garden designer and artist
garden designer and artist

Category Archives: wild at heart

planting tiny meadows: are you nectar rich?

planting tiny meadows: are you nectar rich?

With the ever decreasing population of bees in the UK you can still help by planting nectar rich plants for insects. In a relatively formal and traditional garden a very stony lawn that never thrived was an excellent barren soil to sow wild flowers. The clients, Patricia and Eric, invited me to create >>>

outward bound: a restful wildlife haven in the city

outward bound: a restful wildlife haven in the city

Originally an untidy plot with a very unstable rusty stairway access and a decayed concrete landing, blocking light and views from basement windows. Our first draft design for a more extensive, expensive basement excavation with more generous steps, was reduced due to budget constraints as the new metal stairway took presidence, for access and safety… >>>

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