London as you’ve never seen it before, and an invitation to pick your favourite green scheme at Ecobuild
100 quirky, green and sometimes plausible ideas for how London’s landscapes could be improved by green infrastructure go live this week on a new website launched by the Landscape Institute, and visitors to this year’s Ecobuild (Excel 5-7 March 2013) are being asked to nominate their favourite design.
New London Landscape allows visitors to explore the 100 previously unseen…Continue
Added by Landscape Juice on February 25, 2013 at 10:07 — No Comments
Our Landscape Architectural and Design blog is here http://studioconcept.co.uk/blog
Added by Steven Kingsley on February 2, 2013 at 14:05 — No Comments
I’ve been working on a construction detail for a deck and steps made out of Millboard, with a Plas Pro recycled plastic sub-structure, for a client whose brief has steered me towards a product which will weather predictably, be long lasting and resistant to mildew, algae etc. I use SketchUp for my designing…Continue
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Awareness of landscapes for health and wellbeing is growing across…Continue
Added by gayle@greenstone on December 2, 2012 at 8:00 — No Comments
we are about to open our first trade counter based in sheffield, designed to supply wet and dry gravels,slates pebbles,paving sealers and joint compounds to the landscape contractors in the region.
the trade counter is designed to help the small landscape contractor get materials to site quickly,either by collecting small bags or having materials delivered to site loose.
due to the varied range of materials we wont be able to carry a huge stock of all the lines,but by placing…Continue
Garden Designer/Graduate Landscape Architect
job opportunity with Kirman Design.
Kirman Design is an established multi-award winning design practice based at Bents Garden & Home, Glazebury, Cheshire (Garden Centre of the Year). Work comes from across the Northwest including Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside and…Continue
Added by Andy Kirman on September 10, 2012 at 14:44 — No Comments
Its been a busy few weeks here at chris nangle furniture,we have just installed some new bespoke land scape furniture at Pensthorpe nature reserve norfolk .
we designed and made a number of contemporary benches for the wave garden all from green oak.
I shall soon be adding more images too my web site in the next few weeks so do have a look now and again…Continue
Added by chris nangle on May 15, 2012 at 19:03 — No Comments
Hire an out of work landscape architect for a one off design
If your looking for a garden designer or need a designer for a specific job, have you ever thought of hiring an unemployed Landscape…Continue
Added by Michael on May 11, 2012 at 21:42 — No Comments
Low Cost Alternative to the Landscape Institute Job Board
Does £375+vat for a 2 week job listing seem reasonable to you?
How about £750 for a months advert instead?
Well thats where we step in. For a long time Landscape Architecture pratices were happy enough to pay the…Continue
Added by Michael on April 27, 2012 at 15:53 — No Comments
Images and a video showing the process of a Concrete slab construction, with 3mm crushed glass tamped into the RC 25 fibre concrete, a black cement dye will be added once the power float pan is able to be positioned on the slab.
The curved wooden retainer to the turf has been staked and screwed into position and the remaining turf laid to the edging strip.
Additional stone has been brought in, raked and levelled to allow for a 100mm concrete…Continue
A3 hand drawn planting plans are designed created for your gardens, landscape and rammed earth projects, all plants will include full names, positions and quantities of plants for each planting area, the planting plan will be numbered with the correct plant information required.
Developing design in a rammed earth garden feature, the rammed earth water wall has been designed and created for a domestic client Newton Abbot, Devon.
I hope that the worst of the cold snap has passed us by now.....like you, I'm sure it slowed your works down too...any way onwards and upwards.
The 450x450 paving slabs have been cut in half and cut again to create a curved copping stone, the water pump has…Continue
Added by Jackson's Landscape Design on February 14, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments
Welcome to the rammed earth water feature blog of Jackson’s Landscape Design, JLD, this blog will show you the daily garden build which will also include a rammed earth water feature with images and descriptions.
JLD, will provide sustainable environmentally friendly building materials, construct eco friendly structures that use locally sourced recycled and non toxic building…Continue
It was once aceppted that by having a website ,you could be found by your customers ,that is not the case anymore,with the amount of websites on search engines increasing every day.
All is not lost as there are still many number of ways to be found ,by far the hardest is to get on the front page of a search engine under a search phrase.
Many companies offer to optimise your site for a fee, improving keywords and megatags.but in the end it all comes down to traffic visiting…Continue
I attended the creating landscapes show at Capel Manor College Enfield on the 24th - 25th October 2011 along with a good friend George, we travelled down on the Monday afternoon and stayed at the Marriett hotel in Waltham Abbey and had our evening meal with Phil,…Continue
East midlands garden design firm Lush Landscape & Garden Design have launched a brand new service, providing home owners with bespoke garden design plans at credit-crunch friendly prices.
"With the housing market uncertain and interest rates low, many homeowners are doing up, rather than selling up," explains Lush Landscape & Garden Design managing director Anna Barker. "As a result we've seen a large upturn in demand for garden plans this year."
Added by Keith Barker on October 9, 2011 at 16:03 — No Comments
A fantastic day out in Kent, near to Palmstead Nurseries. A day full of great talks from Andy Sturgeon to James Alexander-Sinclair learning about what designers need to do in order to create great work for clients.
Thank you to Stuart Marler from TVG Landscaping for taking us out there and…Continue
Added by Harsha Desai on October 3, 2011 at 8:08 — No Comments
Lately I seem to have an increasing number of requests to 'endorse' products. I am assuming this is because of the success of the Greenfingers Guides books. It also doesn't seem to hurt I have a minor celebrity.
Yes I can see that getting individuals like myself writing ( via blogs, magazines, books etc.) about a company's…Continue
Phew, where has the year gone?
I have recently been in the dying thoes of an edit on my next book Evergreen Plants, which will be released on Amazon et al in March 2012.So look out for it won't you? And did I mention my Border Plants book was shortlisted for Best…Continue
Added by lovelucysummers on September 26, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments
The wind and rain may put some people off but Dan Frazer Gardening is out every day mowing, trimming, and at this time of year, scarifying and treating moss in lawns all over central Scotland.
Our method is a thorough one and greatly benefits the lawns; visible results are almost instant but designed to be long-lasting. We ensure the scarifying process is done at the correct depth and include pre and post treatments to ensure quick recovery and thorough moss…Continue
Added by Dan Frazer Gardening on September 11, 2011 at 18:38 — No Comments