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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 […]

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 […]

9 octobre 2015 0 Comments

Renovation d’un  » English country garden »

Greenfrog renove! Un jardin mature dans le Yorkshire recevra un souffle nouveau avec l’intégration d’un jardin d’eau et de nouvelles plantations cet hiver.  

8 mars 2015 0 Comments

Greenfrog at the Tots and C° Spring fair 14 mars 2015

    Greenfrog will be at the Spring fair at Fonsorbes on the 14th of march   Look forward to seeing you there. Pxx

16 janvier 2013 0 Comments

Need some inspiration?

Need some inspiration I find Pinterest is a fantastic source have a quick look at some of the images I’ve collected so far

4 septembre 2012 0 Comments

So you really want to reduce the maintenance in your french garden ? part four

Garden maintenance, the war on weeds, call it as you wish it’s never going to go away. Here are my top tips for gradually changing your tactics so that you can spend less time working on your garden and more time enjoying it.   The follow up to part 3 is to say OK now […]