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Great British Garden Designers Gertrude Jekyll

Surrey based Garden designer Gertrude Jekyll was one of the most influential garden designers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Spending most of her life in Surrey she grew up in the surrey family home of Bramley House, and spent her later years in her surrey home Munstead Wood in Godalming.

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Hampshire Landscape a Short History

Hampshire is home to spectacular landscapes of rolling chalk hills and downlands, scarps and valleys stretching over to The Solent and Isle of Wight on the coast. This magnificent county is steeped in rich history dating as far back to Neolithic and prehistoric times.

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Landscaping Coronavirus – working safely during the pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic as lockdown slowly eases, Graduate Landscapes have evolved our working practices keep our customers, staff and members of the public safe. We are following best practice guidelines, and being ISO and Bali registered ensures high standards. In this article we wanted to share with you our extensive working procedures.

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The Value of Garden Spaces During and Beyond Coronavirus

“During these times the beneficial effects of gardens and green spaces have never been more apparent…this link between gardens and our health has never been more relevant – especially as we endure the challenges of the confined circumstances in which we currently find ourselves.” Prince Charles

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Summer gardening tips

Summer is well and truly underway, and it is one of the busiest and most rewarding times of the year when it comes to our gardens.

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Sustainable Garden Design

Creating a sustainable garden can help increase biodiversity, provide an eco friendly solution to flora and fauna whilst maintaining a visually stunning wow factor.

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Top 10 Garden design elements – Part 2

Planting is the crowning touch of a garden. There are many ways you can achieve the perfect garden design, height and structure is foremost. Start planting with tall, large trees reducing down to smaller shrubs, perennials then bedding plants, this creates unity and composition.

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Key garden Design Elements – part 1

Garden design is fundamental introducing form, structure, elegance and aesthetic appeal. Design elements allow the garden to flow and work together in harmony. This is the first of two blogs taking a look at 10 key garden design elements.

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Here Comes The Sun… Summer Gardening by Enzo Montella

Its turning out to be a cracking summer so far, after a winter that had the horticultural tricky combination of waterlogged ground followed by sub-zero temperatures, it’s all come together nicely!

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Edible Flowers

Edible flowers have been enjoying such a renaissance it’s unusual to sit down for a fine dining experience in a fancy restaurant and not find a flower head or bud on your plate which is not just there for aesthetic purposes and decoration – you can eat it!

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