From Scented Planters to Fruity Climbers
Debbie

The start of February sees us busily bee-vering away on eleven really exciting projects – and this is meant to be the dormant season! From a client brief to create year-round scented planters for a school entrance, to creating a … Continue reading

A Happy New Year Indeed!
Debbie

We have started the year by taking on three very exciting new projects. Firstly, a wonderful large garden in the Islington area. The challenge is a classic one – the garden is very long and thin. To break this up, … Continue reading

The Well-Beeing Garden – Kentish Town Health Centre
Debbie

We have been commissioned to design and create a wonderful new space outside the Kentish Town Health Centre. Called the ‘Well-beeinng garden,’ our concept will turn the over-grown area into a abundant, beautiful and beneficial space filled with plants and … Continue reading

Fancy Growing Your Own Beer? Then Hop Along…
Debbie

In tandem with our local Transition groups in Belsize and Kentish Town, we are developing our very own beer: Belsize beer, Kentish town keg, and Hampstead Heath hop. Our bit is to advise how to grow the hops! We are … Continue reading

Purple Haze…
Debbie

Just putting the finishing touches on the design of a very small but lovely back garden in Islington. The brief is to stick to a year round colour palette of purple and white – hues thereof. Thank goodness for Anemone … Continue reading

Apple-tising!
Debbie

We have been busy, alongside Transition Belsize and Kentish Town, the last few weekends taking our apple press around to lots of local schools and events. We particularly enjoyed the event at the local forest/Montessori school in Camden whose grounds … Continue reading

A Blooming Healthy Healthcare Centre!
Debbie

We have been asked to come up with a design for a local NHS healthcare centre. The brief is to incorporate shrubs and plants which apart from looking beautiful, can be also used to create tinctures and herbal remedies – … Continue reading

Our Woodland Spring…
Debbie

We have been busy this week ordering thousand of wonderful, beneficial bulbs and plug plants on behalf of our clients to create that first flush of Woodland Spring… The wood is where flowers start their year. They have to get … Continue reading

Come and Meet Us at the Transition Belsize Green Fair.
Debbie

Come and meet us on Saturday 28/9 at the annual Transition Belsize green fair. Kids, come and help us create a willow butterfly tree which we will fill with lots of lovely fluttering butterfly messages. Time: Midday to 4pm. Haverstock … Continue reading

From fragrant pollinator lawns…to Spring bulbs.
Debbie

As we approach the end of September it’s the last chance to be thinking about sowing any lawn seed before the Winter sets in. But why lay just a traditional grass lawn? We are urging all of our clients to … Continue reading

Supporting our community veg box scheme!
Debbie

Last week we were delighted to be able to contribute a tasty amount of herbs from three of our community growing spaces to a fantastic new veg box scheme in NW5 – www.vegbox.org.uk. Our thanks go to the Year 3 … Continue reading

From ‘dyeing’ to meet you…to ‘lettuce be friends’
Debbie

We love the clubs we run at local schools. Last week at Fitzjohns School we really enjoyed creating natural dyes from plants and veg and designing our own bamboo t-shirts. The madder plant we had grown in our natural dye … Continue reading

Free companion (plant!) Come and meet us in Swiss Cottage this weekend…
Debbie

We have been invited by Swiss Cottage library/Camden Council to run a workshop this Saturday 18th May on ‘Attracting wildlife into your outside space.’ We’ll be outside the library between 2pm-4pm. Come and meet us and take home a free … Continue reading

A whole new meaning to the term book worms…
Debbie

We have just been asked by a certain council to design for the grounds in one of their large libraries, a series of beds which look like opened books. The beds will be filled with flowers/plants referenced in books to … Continue reading