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Our approach to gardens is very "hands-on". We design and implement gardens, knowing that the craft of garden making is crucial to achieving the highest quality result. Care with construction materials and fitting to the site, and the selection and placing of each plant is important. As well as this intimate involvement at construction time, our continued interest and advice over the years as the garden develops ensures that the vision is realised. We aim to create extraordinary gardens of beauty and biodiversity, integrating this with food growing and highly functional outdoor space.

Here are some comments from residential garden clients: 

‘Nick has a huge amount of knowledge and experience and presented us with some truly great ideas. His attention to creative detail was evident everywhere and we are absolutely delighted with the impact of his design.’ -  Jon Bartlett & Ruth Pearson,  2013

'I'd like to thank you for all your hard work and ideas in designing and implementing the planting plan for Bushey Wood Road … it was like a breath of fresh air when you talked to us about the garden. 

... We're absolutely delighted with the result ...

Your plant knowledge has really come to the fore and the balance of structure, height and colour has produced a great garden. All of our friends are staggered by the intensity of the planting, and the overall impression looks as if the garden has been here for years, when in fact at this time last year, we hadn't a single plant in the garden.'

- David & Jean Ogden 2013

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Nether Edge gardens, Sheffield

Colourful pollinator paradise close to the heart of a city
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Sustainable lifestyle home

This new build project incoproprates a bush covenant, food growing, small scale grazing and ornamental planting and outdoor enjoyment for two families
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293

A bush garden in Waitakere foothills

Restoration of weed infested bush
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290

Mt Eden Garden

Ingenious architecture fitted this home onto a very awkward site and left small but valuable spaces for planting.
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Tawharanui waterfront

A waterside residential lot in a superb location
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Bush Garden, Waitakere

Making the most of a delightfully situated site on the edge of the bush
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Auckland courtyard garden

Form and freedom in the front yard
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Sub-tropical garden, Auckland

A sub-tropical garden amongst mature trees
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Auckland public gardens

Parks and road reserve perennial gardens
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Gardens at Panmure Stone Cottage

Creation of public gardens in the cottage grounds
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a yorkshire garden

Elegant design in a country setting
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Rainforest garden, Auckland

An intimate garden in lush bush
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