Country Gardens

CHILTERN FORAGE FARM

We are creating Chiltern Forage Farm at a stunning site between Hughenden, Hampden and Chequers estates. Surrounded by historic woodland and pasture, we are working to return overgrazed fields and neglected trees to their biodiverse heritage.  Having removed the sheep, we are regenerating the chalk hay meadows and introducing productive trees, shrubs and perennials.  TheRead More

WILD MEADOW GARDEN DERBYSHIRE

Having cleared the spruce plantation, Emma was asked to design a low investment and low maintenance garden suitable for this stunning but exposed site of one and a quarter acres in the Peak District. The plan is based on sweeps of meadows and wild planting following the curves of the high wall.  Turf paths divideRead More

CONTEMPORARY FAMILY GARDEN SURREY

Contemporary family garden Surrey Emma was commissioned at the outset of the building project to design decking to cope with the site’s complex level changes.  Generous steps and mounds of planting soften the effect of these terraces and walkways. The sloping front garden was equally challenging, requiring curved raised beds to provide privacy and helpRead More

NATURAL SWIMMING POND HAMPSHIRE

As part of a new naturalistic garden, we are creating a natural swimming pond to form the heart of the property which looks over a Hampshire chalk stream and water meadows.  Spoil from the excavation is being used to form mounds to complement the existing contours, provide privacy and shelter while embracing the pond andRead More

SUSTAINABLE NEW BUILD HAMPSHIRE MASTERPLAN

Emma has been commissioned to prepare the masterplan, specifications and planting for this sustainable new build on an organic estate in Hampshire. Turf landforms have been sculpted at the front of the property to allow it to sit well in the site. Avoiding traditional borders, informal mixed hedging and shrubs will provide screening and all year interest andRead More

COUNTRY ESTATE WALES

Country estate Wales Emma is increasingly commissioned to work on projects outside London and enjoys designing on a large scale for the design of country gardens and country estates. A knowledge of trees and the natural landscape combined with the ability to implement a masterplan in stages, have led to strong and lasting relationships withRead More

LONG BORDERS HEREFORDSHIRE

Long borders Herefordshire It was a pleasure to create these colourful long borders in Herefordshire with views over the estate and Welsh hills.  The long borders at the rear of the property needed dramatic new planting with an extended flowering season. The season starts with the pinks and purples of Peonies, Allium and Hellebores.  ThisRead More

COUNTRY MASTERPLANS + PLANTING

Masterplans and planting for country new build and renovation projects across England Bramley, Surrey Alresford, Hampshire Andover, Hampshire Lymington, Hampshire Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Elmbridge, Worcestershire Brighton, Sussex Country masterpans + planting              

HISTORIC HOUSE GARDEN DESIGN BUSHY PARK

Historic house garden design The grounds of this historic house in The Royal Park at Hampton had been abandoned since WWI, leaving only a few surviving trees. We prepared the masterplan and planting plans, supplied the trees, hedging and plants and advised on treework, the new fountain, irrigation, rabbit control, etc. A dramatic entrance ofRead More