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…
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?
The start of a new series of blogs about the people in our business – this time a day in the life of… James Christopher Smith, our Assistant Landscape Designer.
Often when interviewing people for design positions, I ask how they work, and what processes they go through. Normally, I get a blank look. Yet this is how we make our living. How come we never really think about the process?
Awards season has officially begun in the landscape industry and we’re delighted to announce that this year we’ve won three BALI National Landscape Awards!
For the last couple of years, we have been working hard on rebuilding Bowles & Wyer from the inside.