This list illustrates the broad range and scale of the jobs that we have carried out for clients with private houses. The list is not exhaustive. If you would like to know more about any of the projects listed here, please follow the links (where provided) or simply contact us and we will be happy to tell you more.

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Mr. and Mrs. David Jacobs

Balcombe, W.Sussex

Design and consultancy support in the complete, progressive renewal of the garden to accommodate and complement substantial extension of the existing house.  Occasional maintenance visits.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Ivor Record

Hythe, Kent

Landscaping and gardens for a country estate with a new house in traditional kentish style, including a long-term development plan consistent with its position within the Kent Downs AONB. The scope of work included design and supervision of landscaping of large-scale earth bunding; plant and tree supply; and detailed garden designs area-by-area.

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Mr. and Mrs. Nimrod Dix

Rogate, Hampshire

Survey of existing arboretum to identify and locate all trees by species. Create long-term development plan to renew the somewhat decrepit garden in parallel with the building of a substantial new house in a modern style. Produce detailed designs in the form of plans, sketches and rendered visualisations. Act for the client as landscaping design consultant. Develop detailed design of trellis, handrails, stairs and decking at interfaces between house, pool and garden.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Brown

Shermanbury, W.Sussex

Design of hard and soft landscaping to accommodate a new building for business purposes. Oversight of construction. Selection, supply and planting of all plants. Periodic ongoing maintenance.

 

Prof. and Mrs. Stanforth

Southwater, W.Sussex

Hard and soft landscaping, including terrace, raised vegetable garden and water feature, for a modern house in the Scandinavian style.

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Mr. and Mrs. Harris

Fulking, W.Sussex

Consultancy and design in connection with the rejuvenation of a garden in a village setting.

 

Mr. and Mrs. C. Rawlings

Plummers Plain, W.Sussex

Rejuvenation with some redesign of a well-formed but exhausted garden to a fine Grade 2 listed C17th house, standing on the edge of a hammer pond. Design and supply of plants.

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Mr. and Mrs. M. Chalcraft

Steyning, W.Sussex

Long-term design and consultancy project to renew and improve a mature, large woodland garden behind a flint cottage, built in traditional Sussex style.  Create a unified and sympathetic treatment that integrates existing features, improves vistas and adds water features, including a faux antique mill race and a decked island.

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Mr. and Mrs. T. Mercer

Hythe, Kent

A complete Groundforce-style makeover of a small back garden to a Victorian house, as a surprise for Mr. Mercer. Planting was renewed, a water feature was created, membranes were laid to control weeds, and gravel and slate chips were used to form contrasting pathways.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Austin

Worthing, W.Sussex

Design, supply of plants, placing of plants for planting by client's gardener in connection with a full refurbishment of the front garden, in anticipation of clients' daughter's wedding to be celebrated there. 

 

Mr. and Mrs. B. Snell

Henfield, W.Sussex

For a cottage garden in need of freshening up, to supply and put in plants. Re-cut borders to more interesting shapes. Provide advice and training to the clients on care for the garden.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Gibson

Burgess Hill, W.Sussex

Phase 1: Develop an overall scheme for the large rear garden of an elegant Edwardian house. Produce detailed design drawings for the landscaper. Oversee the landscaping works. Supply and plant all new plants.

Phase 2: Design a grand driveway with separate in and out gates, including sweeping curved steps, garage entrance, side pathways and ornamental borders. Supply and plant all new plants.

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Mr. and Mrs. J. Holmes

Steyning, W.Sussex

Phase 1: For a traditional country house, to enhance the year-round front prospect of the house by re-designing and re-planting beds and climbers.

Phase 2: At the rear, to create a sophisticated, intimate but spacious terrace for entertaining.

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Mr. and Mrs. M Raywood

Blackstone, W.Sussex

For a Lutyens house, design of large borders in the style of Gertrude Jekyll, and creation of a quiet and pretty retreat out of an unused and undeveloped section of the garden. Design of a pergola leading to the swimming pool. Design of a custom-made trellis to screen the main drive.

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Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy

Henfield, W.Sussex

Designs for the refurbishment of existing borders in a cottage style.

 

Mr. and Mrs. N. Packwood

Mockbridge, W.Sussex

Design, including detailed planting plans for a formal courtyard to complement a fine, traditional, timber-framed house.

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Mr. and Mrs. R. Norton

Wiston, W.Sussex

Long-term project to rejuvenate and re-model the gardens of a large, traditional country house, being lavishly equipped for modern living. Particular emphasis was given to Autumn beauty.

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Mr. Phillips

Pagham, W.Sussex

Design, including plans and planting lists, for a new garden to complement a recent barn conversion.

 

Ms. J. O'Reilly

Burgess Hill, W.Sussex

Sketches and plans for rejuvenation of the gardens.

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Mr. A. McLean

Warnham, W.Sussex

For the owner of a recently-acquired, large country house, dating from the early C20th, to provide expert advice to the client in his redevelopment of the existing gardens.   Reshape existing borders. Select, supply and plant all new trees and shrubs. Provide specialist advice on plants and their habitat to the client.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Ivor Record

Billième, Savoie, France

Survey of the extensive grounds of the château de Bornessant, including documenting existing trees. Prepare a tree maintenance and renewal plan. Prepare plans and designs for proposed alterations to the overall layout, including to support proposed use as a venue for weddings.

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Mr. and Mrs. R. Norton

Wiston, W.Sussex

Project to dress the garden and marquee for a party to celebrate an important birthday.

 

Ms. T. Alexander

Cowfold, W.Sussex

Project to design and build a formal front garden in a small site.  The design took elements of the traditional knot garden and topiary to create a  garden that combines year-round beauty with a low maintenance requirement.

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Mr. and Mrs. Bennett

Hurstpierpoint, W.Sussex

Design, plant supply and "plant shopping" with client, and planting for a new house with very poor soil condition on the western edge of the village. Design brief included harmonising the garden with the surrounding countryside; enhancing views of the South Downs; providing appealing subjects for the client's own artwork.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Darlow

Worthing, W.Sussex

Produce new scheme for a very long front garden to complement the early C20th house. Scheme to incorporate access and link to garage. Transfer scheme from drawings to mark-out on the ground for the landscaper. Supply all plants, position and plant. Provide advice and recommendations on care and on selection of plants in the future to clients with considerable existing knowledge about plants.

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Mr. and Mrs. M.Hutchinson

Albourne, W.Sussex

A long-term project to create gardens in and around a new  outdoor entertainment complex for a former farm-house in red brick. A cottage garden was created, as well as large raised terraces, ponds and pathways.

 

Ms. D. Braid

Wivelsfield Green, E.Sussex

Progressive rejuvenation of a well-established garden, to enrich the garden and improve its condition. Selection, supply and placing of plants. Design of a sleeper bed around a sunken seating area. Training of climbing roses through old apple trees.

 

Ms. V. Byrne

Ditchling, E.Sussex

Produce alternative designs to inspire the client's own development of a large rear garden. Key considerations were that the garden must be child- and pet-friendly and that the garden must produce copious fruit and vegetables.

 

Mr. and Mrs. C. Loveless

Fulking, W.Sussex

Develop an overall scheme for an existing cottage garden in a village setting. Devise an implementation plan with small segments of work, for execution by the client. The scheme included stepped, curved decking, a paved terrace, and a pond and water feature. Recommend landscapers and oversee the implementation.

 

Mr. and Mrs. F. Bloor

Henfield, W.Sussex

Project completely to re-design the rear garden of a modern house in traditional style for a serious plant enthusiast, including creation of a pond, a terrace and a pergola. Supply and planting of all plants, including "plant shopping" in collaboration with the client.

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Mr. and Mrs. Fields

Balcombe, W.Sussex

Consultancy and design services in connection with a scheme for front and back gardens to overcome level differences and to resolve awkward access at front drive.

 

Mr. and Mrs. G. Churchill

Shermanbury, W.Sussex

Design for gardens in a cottage style with low maintenance required, surrounding a newly-built bungalow with open aspect towards the South Downs. Implement improved drainage to lawn area. Select, supply and plant all borders.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Howard

Cowfold, W.Sussex

Redesign to support division of a well-established and expertly-stocked garden.  The approved design includes a serpentine, paved terrace with a sweeping pergola alongside.  Prepare beds for planting by the client.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis-Barned

Balcombe, W.Sussex

Adaptations to the rear garden to  make it easier for tending by an owner with problems with hips and knees. Occasional consultancy, support and plant selection and supply. Periodic maintenance.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Bruges

Broadbridge Heath, W.Sussex

Project to rejuvenate the gardens of a C16th house, including full planting schemes. Design of an extensive terrace at the rear. Advice on planting, care and maintenance. Supply of some plants.

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Mr. and Mrs. Kenward

Handcross, W.Sussex

Rejuvenation of gardens surrounding a Victorian red brick house in a woodland setting. Supply and planting of shrubs, climbers and perennials to dress lavishly the front elevation of the house.

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Mr. and Mrs. P. Wiltshire

Balcombe, W.Sussex

Consultancy in support of rejuvenation of a 5-acre acid woodland arboretum, including surveying and species identification, and advice on selection of new and replacement trees. Design of hard landscaping and new borders in connection with substantial extension to the existing house. Design of decking. Advice on selection of plants to occupy a new conservatory.

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Mr. and Mrs. Steadman

Scaynes Hill, W.Sussex

Planning, design and implementation for gardens for entire site of new house development. Works phased, to include vegetable beds, serpentine pathways, house dressing.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Brown

Shermanbury, W.Sussex

Full design and specification of hard and soft landscaping for a C20th house in a rural location, incuding a two-tiered terrace with a sun sail and a roofed area for a hot tub.  Preparation of bid invitation packages for contractors. Participation in contractor selection. Oversight of construction. Periodic maintenance of the completed garden.

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Mr. and Mrs. O'Brien

Goddards Green, W.Sussex

Following conversion of a traditional oak-framed barn, to design new beds and planting schemes for progressive implementation.

 

Mr. and Mrs. R. Rowland

Fulking, W.Sussex

Produce a design coherently to complete a long-established and impressive garden in a three acre plot in a beautiful, natural woodland setting, by resolving the inclusion of various outbuildings and the completion of an unfinished decked area, by means of a rope pergola. Instruct landscapers. Upon completion of landscaping, select, supply and plant suitable trees, shrubs and climbers.

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