Garden Design Ideas

Find garden design ideas and inspiration for planting schemes, garden structures and features, hard landscaping materials and outdoor entertaining areas that will meet with the approval of even the most discerning family member.

Useful advice from garden design experts on creating an outdoor space that is usable, beautiful and practical from the coldest Winter months to the hottest days of Summer.

In the Night Garden

on 22nd March 2018 Comments Off on In the Night Garden

Are you someone who works on your garden all year-round only to head on inside the house once the sun goes down? If so, then you may already be pondering over some garden lighting ideas that will help keep you outdoors for longer. Thankfully, the benefits of installing outdoor lighting reach far beyond simply buying

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Choosing Garden Fencing

on 22nd February 2018 Comments Off on Choosing Garden Fencing

Garden fencing serves many purposes. It marks the border between adjoining properties and provides privacy from prying neighbours. It keeps escapologist pets (and children) safely in your garden, as well as helping to keep your garden secure from potential intruders. Yet fencing brings so much more to your garden. With the vast choice of available

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Nicola BrownChoosing Garden Fencing

Why Every Garden Needs A Water Feature

on 17th March 2017 Comments Off on Why Every Garden Needs A Water Feature

The addition of a water feature whose size is in proportion to your garden will enrich your outside space in many ways…

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Add A Shaded Entertainment Area to Your Garden

on 7th March 2017 Comments Off on Add A Shaded Entertainment Area to Your Garden

If you are blessed with a large outdoor space, you are likely spoiled for choice with things to do with it. A particularly good idea is to add an open-air structure to provide a shaded entertaining area during the summer months…

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Six Local Gardens To Inspire You

on 12th January 2017 Comments Off on Six Local Gardens To Inspire You

What better way to shake off any Winter blues than to grab hats, coats and gloves and head off to explore one of our local gardens to find inspiration for the year ahead…

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A Treehouse Adventure Playground

on 10th August 2016 Comments Off on A Treehouse Adventure Playground

Every so often, a really interesting project comes along, that we all fight over, and everyone wants to be involved in. Just recently, one of these projects came round…

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A Child Friendly Garden in Windsor

on 17th March 2016 No comments

Thames Valley Landscapes were called on to create a child friendly garden in Windsor with new decking, summerhouse and turfed area, as well as renovating chequerboard paving in the front yard…

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Building a Lapa in Marlow

on 20th January 2016 No comments

Thames Valley Landscapes was recently commissioned to build a traditional Lapa on the banks of the Thames in Marlow. A structure popular in South Africa that traditionally consists of a thatched roof supported by wooden poles, for use as semi-open entertainment areas.

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Transforming a family garden in Maidenhead

on 16th November 2015 No comments

We were recently commissioned to transform a family garden in Maidenhead. The original garden had an unnecessary raised deck in one corner, a large sloping area of grass, cheap concrete paving and a mysterious sunken rectangle with sponge matting that filled up with water every time it rained! First things first…

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Multi-level landscaping in Marlow: Design and build

on 23rd June 2015 No comments

Apart from the centre, most of Marlow is on a hillside, hence the gardens are sloped. We were asked to design a garden using terraces that would fit with the high end finish of the house and to maximise the space of the garden without compromising on style. Options…

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