Pénélope STANSFIELD, Architecte paysagiste BA hons Dip.L.A.

14 juin 2016 0 Comments

Hopping over to England

Just Hopping over to England to help with the fundraising efforts of  the Cottingham Open gardens team who are working like mad raising money for Dove House Hospice. Cottingham Open Gardens are opening to the public on the with more gardens, more events, more stalls and new participants as well as all the usual fun and […]

8 juin 2016 0 Comments

Find us on Pinterest

Pinterest is a really fabulous source of ideas for gardens, and anything else really, I have created an account called Greenfrog garden design . Its a collection of boards where I have pulled together ideas for my clients. Tips & tricks and some good solutions to classic garden dilemas. I’ve made a plants board with […]

12 mai 2016 0 Comments

A first phase of a garden with the planting finished

This entrance garden was looking rather over grown and neglected               We had a big clear out and revealed a simple new lawn and put in pretty new plants with long flowering periods.  Neat new edges to the paths and borders will keep it looking tidy and make the […]

12 mai 2016 0 Comments

This winters experiments

This winter my clients asked me to produce a 3D visuel for their garden project. This example isn’t fantastic, the photos were taken in poor light in rubbish weather but they illustrate the process. First I took pictures of the site for reference when I was designing. then I did the design in plan.   […]

10 mars 2016 0 Comments

5 Reasons why you should consult a landscape architect on your garden design project

Here’s my 5 top  reasons you should consult a Landscape architect on your garden design project. 1. Landscape architects have a very wide based training in design, technology, materials, plants ecology and architecture which combined with their knowledge of the soil, climate local context etc. give them a perspective which enables them to find innovative […]

31 janvier 2016 0 Comments

Un petit supplément de motivation. Boostez votre jardin!

Nous comprenons bien qu’ un petit supplément de motivation pour vos projets de jardin serait le bienvenu car il est encore difficile de s’imaginer au jardin quand il fait gris,  Greenfrog vous propose une réduction de 10% sur nos prestations de coaching jardin, de plans de plantations et de conceptions de jardins pour vous aider […]

5 janvier 2016 0 Comments

Les Jardins d’Engandou – Pépinière partenaire de Greenfrog depuis 20 ans !!

Article en Français et en anglais – Article in french and English   It comes as a bit of a shock to write 20 years but I should really also celebrate all these years of working together We’re really lucky to have  a real nursery near Toulouse run by true professionals, a second generation family […]

22 décembre 2015 0 Comments

Just a few considerations

I was doodling and the doodle turned into this… If you’ve ever wondered what a garden designer considers when designing your garden heres a few clues. This is just a few of the considerations to be taken into account when designing a garden and as you can see theres quite a few subjects which are […]

24 novembre 2015 0 Comments

Winter is the best time to prepare Spring

Give  a gift card garden coaching session, An ideal opportunity to prepare your garden project for next summer. Special offer price available through December  100€ instead of 120€ One size fits all sorts of gardens, tailored precisely to your needs. Click here for more details   http://www.greenfrog.fr/coaching Click here to buy online  http://goo.gl/wixJnl  This  link […]

2 novembre 2015 0 Comments

Un projet de bassin écologique

Idées pour le projet de bassin écologique

Actuellement en cours: A la suite d’une séance de coaching nous avons choisi un bassin comme point clé de la réaménagement d’un jardin mature. L’étude d’un bassin écologique dans le Gers, la création d’un habitat aquatique a la place d’une ancienne piscine hors sol. le projet permettra de réutiliser la terrasse en bois existante et […]