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Green Living Spaces; WE’VE DONE IT!

What a difference a month makes! From the torrential wind and rain, I am currently sat inside the ‘Green Living Spaces’ garden we have built at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival. The sun is shining, the gardens look divine, the atmosphere is buzzing, and there is a bottle of something fizzy cooling in the fridge. This can mean only one thing; it must be press day!

Jamie Butterworth - Green Living Spaces

Jamie Butterworth – Green Living Spaces (©Lynn Keddie)

The Green Living Spaces category is all about showing that you can have an amazing, beautiful garden even in the smallest of spaces. Using creative, imaginative and inspiring designs to maximise the most of a small space. With four brilliant gardens, designed by four very talented designers, there is a lot of inspiration to take away. read more

Faro Porcelain proves a winning alternative to Portland Stone

RHS Tatton Park swung into action this week, and with something of a bang for us. It’s a show that’s made a name for emphasizing new talent, and this year’s no different, with Elliott Hood (26), one of three finalists in this year’s RHS Young Landscape Contractor, and Ben Poulter (25), a finalist in the RHS Young Planting Designer category, being awarded the winning titles for their Chaos to Coastline garden.

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Their brief was to create a functional social space for clients who want a refuge from city living, in a sunny, south-west facing garden, with free-draining soil and exposure to wind. read more