Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Great Wall Of Wallingford

In November 2015, we started a project with some unusual challenges. Our client’s recently refurbished energy-efficient Superhome was set back from and raised up above a busy road in central Wallingford.

The brief was to create a front garden with space for parking, a seating area, a swimming pond and wildlife pond, natural planting and wildflower lawn. The clients were very keen to use native species of plants to encourage wildlife, with a further emphasis on reducing road noise whilst affording privacy and security.

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Urban Foxes – Friend Or Foe?

There are few more beautiful wild animals in the British countryside than the fox and to spy one during the day moving across an open field is one of life’s pleasures. However, more and more foxes are choosing to share our gardens and whilst most of us would still consider an occasional visit as a treat, some foxes may choose to build their den in your garden.

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Win This Metal Robin Sculpture!

As well as encouraging you to support The Big Garden Birdwatch, we’d like to find out what your favourite garden bird is.

We’re asking you to vote for your favourite from the top ten birds that were spotted in UK gardens in 2015. Just visit our Facebook page to cast your vote and you will be automatically entered into the draw to win this beautiful metal sculpture from our friends at Kew Gardens.

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Sowing Seeds For Summer Colour

Although we’ve had one of the mildest winters, more cold weather is predicted. So, why not head indoors or to the greenhouse and get started sowing seeds now to create a mass of colour in the summer?

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