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Guidance, advice and ideas from the experts at Thames Valley Gardens on how to build, maintain and grow your dream landscaped garden. Find tips on what to do each month. Inspiration for creating the garden design of your dreams. Planting ideas for year round colour and scent, and how to guides for maintaining your garden and keeping your lawn in pristine condition.

Chelsea Flower Show

on 3rd July 2017 Comments Off on Chelsea Flower Show
CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW We were very proud to be asked by renowned sculptor James Doran-Webb to work in tandem with him in on his trade stand exhibit for the Chelsea Flower Show. We were given a basic brief and layout and started designing a mythical wild garden to compliment his natural driftwood sculptures. We selected meadow...
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Brightening a Dull Garden

on 26th June 2017 Comments Off on Brightening a Dull Garden
Brightening a dull garden We were called on to modernise a garden in Henley through hard landscaping to create a patio area and raised border garden.     This was a dull, boring back garden when we arrived. Half of it was overtaken with an enormous conifer hedge. We removed this hedge, instantly doubling the size of the...
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Making the Most of Slopes

on 26th June 2017 Comments Off on Making the Most of Slopes
Making the Most of Slopes A sloped garden in Maidenhead presented opportunities for working with different levels to create a modern landscape. At the beginning of this project, the garden was on a reasonable slope, with an old, ugly concrete patio, and just scruffy old evergreen shrubs in a very uninspiring border. Following drastic groundworks,...
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Transforming a Small Garden

on 26th June 2017 Comments Off on Transforming a Small Garden
Transforming a Small Garden Our landscaping skills were called on to create a contemporary space for enjoying outdoor living in Marlow.   What was a tired, scruffy, boring back garden was truly transformed. We laid a smooth sandstone patio at the rear of the house, with a matching path running down to the summerhouse at the...
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Garden Rescue Project

on 26th June 2017 Comments Off on Garden Rescue Project
Garden Rescue Project Breathing life back into a large garden in Bray with complete re-design and construction service following building works to house. When we arrived, the garden was a building site. An extension had been built and the garden had been left in an appalling state. After the design consultation process, we set about...
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Oakley Court

on 26th June 2017 Comments Off on Oakley Court
OAKLEY COURT “Green Tourism is the worlds largest sustainable program that grades its members on how they make a positive choice for sustainability.” In 2012, The Oakley Court Hotel had no grading and with positive management and working in partnership with us at Thames Valley Landscapes, we helped them achieve Gold Status. Going straight from...
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