Cheltenham gardeners

Magical Manor House

Part of my extraordinary enjoyment in this work is the wonderful places it takes me. I have been lucky enough to see some not many do and that many would like to. A recent project has made a new entry into my top ten work places. We are implementing the first phase in what [...]

Young Horticulturalist of The Year – West Midlands and South Wales 2014

Winner! Last week I took part in the final of the regional Young Horticulturalist and WON! So now i get to take part in the Grand Final; in Norwich against the other finalists from all over Great Britain. The competition is open to anyone over under the age of 30 on July 31st of this year. There were 2000 applicants [...]

Landscaping for Cheltenham Jazz Festival

We are asked to help beautify the Cheltenham Jazz Festival in return for some publicity… ...so we did this! Part of my extraordinary enjoyment in this work is the wonderful places it takes me. I have been lucky enough to see some not many do and [...]

Amazing Winter Protection – Cycas Revoluta

On a recent trip to Japan I visited Katsura Rikyu, the Imperial villa. Our equivalent may be Chequers. This was my second visit to the garden and it has to be one of the best in world. I cannot say what the material is made from as the translation did not come across clearly [...]

Cheltenham Garden Maintenance

Always concentrating on the job at hand means I very rarely remember to record the work. Here a client very kindly recorded a tree being felled in his Cheltenham Garden. The client had decided that it was a time for a change in their Tivoli garden, Cheltenham and wanted to remove a group of conifers. They kindly filmed [...]

Some Friends Came to Visit…….

and one of them is a good photographer… Lythrum ‘Zigeuner Blut’ and Geranium ‘Orion’ in my Cheltenham garden Jason Brooks in my Cheltenham Garden Veronicastrum ‘Fascination’ in my Cheltenham garden Melianthus major in my Cheltenham gardens [...]

Japan and its Gardens

I recently uploaded some pictures of my garden travels in Japan. Here's a taster, but please look here for the full works > Part of my extraordinary enjoyment in this work is the wonderful places it takes me. I have been lucky enough to see some not many do [...]