Garden Design, Professionals

Scotland Open Garden

0 Comments 10 June 2016

Belinda of Shades of Green Garden Design has been working with her client in rural Clackmannanshire since 2012. This large rural garden is being developed and re-planted in a phased manner to create a plant-filled, colourful country garden that peaks June-August, with areas of extended interest in the spring and autumn. The garden opened for the […]

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Coming soon, Garden Design, Professionals

Russian Designer brings Fresh Concept to RHS Chelsea Flower Show

0 Comments 06 May 2016

Russian garden designer Tatyana Goltsova will be making a dramatic debut at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016, with The Imperial Garden: Revive, a conceptual ‘Fresh Garden’ which explores the complex relationships between Russia, Ukraine and the UK. Tatyana, who runs a successful garden design practice in Moscow, is the first Russian garden designer to exhibit […]

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Coming soon, Garden Design, News

Children at Great Ormond Street Hospital Get Creative for RHS Chelsea Flower Show

0 Comments 03 May 2016

Children at Great Ormond Street Hospital have been having fun creating colourful leaf designs which will be incorporated into the seating for The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital, which will feature at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May 2016. The Show Garden, which is designed by Chris Beardshaw, will appear briefly at […]

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News, Plants

Healthy Garden, Body and Soul

0 Comments 29 April 2016

A new study published as an online journal on the Environmental Health Perspectives website has proven that natural environments are beneficial for human physical and mental health. With growing concern for our next generation’s lifestyle, which shows a marked decline in outdoor activity, this finding will hopefully encourage healthier living through gardening and landscape design. Potentially seeing […]

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Plants

Growing with nature

0 Comments 23 April 2016

We all want to control pests and weeds in our gardens but more and more of us want to do this organically. We love healthy good food free from chemicals and we worry about the plight of bees and other beneficial insects – so let’s use natural control methods. We are all part of a […]

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News, Plants

Upcoming RHS event

0 Comments 01 April 2016

There are some great RHS events coming up in April and May. First off is the London Spring Plant Extravaganza featuring the RHS Orchid Show, held in the Lawrence Hall and Lindy Hall, London from the 1st to 2nd of April. Find out about plant growers favourites, get inspired by vast Spring planting displays and bring your purse […]

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Garden Design, General, Plants

Best Plants For Bees

0 Comments 22 March 2016

Many of you will already be aware that our bees are in trouble and that garden flowers can be a really important source of food for them. But its not always easy to work out which plants are best for them. There are quite a few lists of recommended plants and the RHS has developed […]

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Garden Design, Professionals

Professional Spotlight

0 Comments 18 March 2016

This week we asked Marc Piechocki, a new Professional Shoot member, a few questions to find out more about him, his company I-Echo Landscape Designs and how he uses Shoot.  Where are you based and willing to travel for design work? We are based in Wimbledon Village and our projects are mostly in London and […]

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Coming soon, Garden Design, Plants

New Plants at Chelsea Flower Show

0 Comments 17 March 2016

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show has always been the place to showcase new, rare, and beautiful plants and this year is no exception. The Brewin Dolphin Garden, designed by eminent nurserywoman Rosy Hardy, marks the launch of four new varieties of herbaceous perennials. Rosy frequently uses the classic Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’ in her designs, but this garden […]

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Modern Slavery Garden

0 Comments 16 March 2016

Juliet Sargeant Designs Show Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 to Highight the Existence of Modern Slavery in the UK & Effect Change The Juliet Sargeant Designs show Garden is a celebration of the British Parliment passing the Modern Slavery Act  into law on 26 March 2015. However, this law is just the beginning. Ninety percent of actual […]

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