We think that great landscapes come through collaboration. That’s why diverse people, skills and ideas are so important to us. From the day-to-day business of garden design to people management, high finance (and even a bit of politics) – here’s what we think…
Is our rich garden history, rooted in privilege, holding us back from new outside influences?
The next in a new series of blogs about the people in our business – this time a day in the life of… Sam Campbell, our in-house Estimator.
I have always loved stories. As children, which of us has not sat enraptured to listen to a story from a parent, or older person? Hollywood in particular knows the power of a good story. And of course, in garden design too. Actually, I’m serious. Stories are important in business generally, but they are crucially important in our business…
The next in a new series of blogs about the people in our business – this time a day in the life of… Matteo Littarru, our Gardening Foreman.
We’re excited to announce that we’re looking forward to returning to RHS Chelsea in 2020! We’ll be constructing an innovative Main Avenue garden for designer, Robert Myers – celebrating modern day nursing and using bio-based building materials.
Woodlands in all their forms are much in the news at the moment, mostly because of climate change. As is well-documented, they are an excellent carbon sink. The timber laid down over decades of growth acts as a store for the carbon that the trees remove from the atmosphere by photosynthesis. What is perhaps less well known is that some research now points to both warm and cool temperate forests being a better carbon sink than tropical forests…
We’re excited to announce that we’re officially launching the Hort Academy today – our pioneering training programme for landscape and horticultural professionals.
The next in a new series of blogs about the people in our business – this time a day in the life of… Dene Hakner, our Contracts Manager.
How different would life be if we didn’t have right-angles? Although symmetry is everywhere, squares and rectangles occur rarely in nature. Look out of your window into the garden: apart from man-made objects, how many right-angles can you see? I would bet none. So why is it everything from a book to a brick is rectangular in form?