As of today I am working for myself as a garden designer I am in my office which is sited in the kitchen, next to the dishwasher washing machine and tumble drier these seem to be on constantly now that we have a 3 week old baby, hes a cute thing but I dont seem to get on with much as he always needs his nappy changing. We also have the builders in who have demolished an old tumble down bedfordshire barn which is to rebuilt as a garage and a real office for me, best go check the bread in the… Continue
Added by Stephen Hall on August 31, 2010 at 15:16 —
A new project submission has been made to www.garden-design-pictures.com
and the pictures can be viewed here: http://www.garden-design-pictures.com/pool-house-proj-nspjcl001.html
If you are a Garden Designer or Landscape Gardener you can claim your free advertisement and link to your website by emailing… Continue
Added by Steve Barker on August 31, 2010 at 15:00 —
Brilliant Garden Products, the UK importer of Radius garden tools, has announced that Longacres in Bagshot, Surrey, has become the latest garden centre in the UK to stock the award-winning range of ergonomic tools.
Already best-sellers in the US and Australia, Radius tools are fully patented and designed with ease-of-use in mind and are brand new to the UK this year.
More info at www.brilliantgardenproducts.co.uk
Added by Bruce Renny on August 31, 2010 at 11:44 —
I was researching arch designs on google images and I came across this Antique arch.
It is described thus:
Antique heavy wrought iron garden rose arch in scroll design, with traces of old green paint, English, circa 1940. Rare form to give added interest to garden paths, providing support for rose vines etc. Has extended length to anchor arch in ground. 94 inches high, 40 1/2 inches wide, 17inches deep. When installed in… Continue
Added by Fenlandphil on August 29, 2010 at 13:21 —
How about this for a stylish and easy kitchen garden?
Added by John Cavill on August 28, 2010 at 21:56 —
Alan Titchmarsh recently took time out of his busy filming schedule to email me these comments about the latest childrens project that I have completed. Its a nursery garden with natural play and learning, here is what Alan said:
"Congratulations on the most sensational garden! I only wish more folk were so committed to getting children gardening in such a fun way. Best wishes and again many, many congratulations on a brilliant job!" Alan Titchmarsh.
Take a look at my… Continue
Added by John Cavill on August 28, 2010 at 10:32 —
Green-tech welcomes Hannah Martin to the position of Area Sales Manager, joining the horticulture arm of the business. Hannah has a wealth of experience of the horticultural industry having previously worked in the flowers division of Syngenta. Hannah, a keen horse rider and gardener, will be responsible for the business development of Green-tech’s new range of YHS growing media and Tarmac… Continue
Added by Phil Voice on August 28, 2010 at 10:00 —
People create green roofs or roof gardens for many different reasons,ecological,asethical.but maiinly sustainability.
Although your investment is initially high,a green roof will pay for itself long term with lower roof maintenace costs and a saving in energy consumption both in summer and winter.
When planning a green roof there are many considerations to take into account,how much structural engineering will needed,how much maintenace will be required,how sustainable… Continue
Added by Peak surfacing ltd. on August 27, 2010 at 16:30 —
Below is a list of customisable templates you can download to use in your business.
Make sure that you review and modify the detail to suit your own individual business and if in doubt, get a lawyer to take a look. Landscape Juice takes no responsibility whatsoever for any matters arising from their use.
Added by Phil Voice on August 26, 2010 at 9:30 —
Have recently added a new blog post talking about my first 3 years in business as a garden designer and what I have learnt in that time & what I do differently now!
Added by Tracy McQue on August 24, 2010 at 10:22 —
, the European Federation if Interior Landscape Groups, is launching a new series of trainings this autumn. “Our aim is to develop skills for all levels in the industry from technicians through sales to management,” explains Jennifer Hattingh, of Gavin Jones Ltd
and eFIG committee member responsible for training, “As well as offering accreditation and… Continue
Added by Laura @ eFIG on August 23, 2010 at 15:17 —
We are excited to report that eFIG Ltd are getting interior landscaping noticed officially! The eFIG committee, namely Thomas Palfreyman
of Urban Planters and Ian Drummond
of Indoor Garden Design, have been in talks with the UK Green Building Council
Added by Laura @ eFIG on August 23, 2010 at 14:46 —
I've been thinking about doing a blog or forum post like this for a while as I've seen a number of forums discussing the pains which result from changes to legislation and thought that this may be helpful...
Very little changes without public consultation and debate - this is part of the democratic process. Anyone can get involved in a public consultation, you don't have to be a trade association or a big company. Although trade associations like the Federation of… Continue
Added by Cat Fereday on August 21, 2010 at 11:30 —
What is the best weed killer that kills the weed? I have brought a few top brands from the shelf (BQ & Harts) but don’t seem to do anything or just turn the weed to go limp!
Added by Shaun on August 20, 2010 at 21:19 —
Agripower Contractors is proud to announce it has gained Investors in People accreditation. “Investors in People” is an important standard which helps organisations transform their business performance. The frameworks are outcome focused, outlining what you need to achieve, but never prescribing how. This flexible approach allows thousands of different employers of every sector and size to use the same framework.
“Investors in People” has grown to be the UK’s leading people… Continue
Added by Tina Ribbans on August 19, 2010 at 14:44 —
Recently we bought a large quantity of sweet chestnut that had been locally felled with the idea of using it on a job.
We have been recently commissioned to design and make four bespoke memorial benches this was the perfect job for the timber.
I forgot how wonderful this timber is to work with, it has the same durability of green oak but its a bit softer to work with and lighter in appearance .
The memorial seating is coming on very well and looking wonderful, I will post some… Continue
Added by chris nangle on August 18, 2010 at 16:30 —
Horticulturists working in England’s historic and botanic gardens are being called upon by Lantra Sector Skills Council to speak out in the second round of its industry research.
Following on from the research into the size and scope of the industry the second phase will talk to groups of garden staff about their careers, job roles, skills and training, future aspirations and how we can attract the next generation of horticulturalists.
Leading the research is Lantra’s… Continue
Added by Lantra Sector Skills Council on August 17, 2010 at 16:16 —
SPRUCED UP FOR CHRISTMAS!
The H S Hommers stand at Four Oaks this year will focus on the 2010 Christmas Tree buying season. They have supplied Nordman Fir Christmas trees for many years which are available in a wide range of heights. This tree also has a deep green, soft, bushy, glossy foliage with excellent needle retention properties and will last indoors for a long period. Standard Quality Nordmans are available in Sizes: (5’/7’) - 1.50m/2.25m. Another popular choice is Picea… Continue
Added by Phil Evans on August 17, 2010 at 13:30 —
10% off seeds, fruit trees, herbs, flower seeds, hedging, books, tools, garlic spray gardeners gifts and more. visit my website at www.simplygardening.co.uk
and follow the link on the left hand side to www.victoriananursery.co.uk
then whatever you buy, you will get 10% off! :) - No limits, no time restrictions, its a deal I have negotiated for anyone who wants it?
Added by John Cavill on August 17, 2010 at 0:13 —
A new project submission has been made to www.garden-design-pictures.com
and the pictures can be viewed here: http://www.garden-design-pictures.com/stainless-steel-proj-condsi001.html#
If you are a Garden Designer or Landscape Gardener you can claim your free advertisement and link to your website… Continue
Added by Steve Barker on August 16, 2010 at 17:53 —