Planting

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A Pondless Waterfall

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This was a new challenge for J Morris Garden Services but we were very pleased with the results of our first pondless waterfall! A pondless waterfall works by pumping water up from an in-ground reservoir, so it can flow down the waterfall and back into the reservoir before [...]

A Stylish Penthouse Apartment

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Our client wanted contemporary planting for their new penthouse apartment and we decided on trees in containers set around the central table and chairs, which would look stylishly simple and also cope well with the potentially windy conditions. We planted four olives trees in smart [...]

Child-Friendly Garden

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This client wanted their low-maintenance garden, which was covered with rocks and stones, redesigned as a space that was more suitable for a young family. This included the removal of lots of the plants and rocks and the laying of a new lawn. We [...]

Adding Interest & Character

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Working with some of the features already present in this garden, we painted both the fence and the shed in a softer shade then added slate-style tiles to the shed roof. The client wanted to grow vegetables so we built sleeper-sided veg beds at [...]

Large Family Garden (With Chickens!)

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This large family garden featured a large pergola-type structure in the centre, behind which the owner had a makeshift chicken coop. We removed the old pergola, opening up the garden, and re-homed the chickens in a purpose-built, fox-proof coop to one side. We then [...]

Modern City Garden

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The frontage of this London townhouse needed a smart new look, so we replaced the existing large bamboo plants with these sleek Taxus in a stylish container. These also complement the other contemporary planting at the property, such as the elegant box balls. Jamie is a truly wonderful, [...]

Steep Terraced Garden

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This steep terraced garden had served the previous owners well but our client wanted to open it right up to maximise the space for her young family. We removed a lot of material to achieve this from a greenhouse to raise beds and [...]

Small Courtyard Garden

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This small courtyard garden proves that no area is too small to make a beautiful and relaxing garden! We tidied up the pathway and lined it with box hedging and box balls either side before planting up the beds behind to create a [...]

A Steep Garden Revamp

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This steep garden presented quite a challenge. It originally ended with a large flower bed followed by a sizeable unused space between the bed and the fence. Our brief was to extend the lawn as much as possible and create an attractive bed [...]

A Lighter, Brighter Garden

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The client here wanted a new area of lawn laid, an area of deck with wood-chipping at the back of the garden removed and to let some light back into this good-sized garden. We began by cutting back the trees at the end [...]

Practical Family Garden

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Our brief here was turn this garden with a serious slope in to a safe and easy-to-care-for space for the family and their small children. Despite particularly inclement weather, we removed ivy-covered fencing that reached 12ft high and relocated tonnes of soil, before [...]

Garden Revamp

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Our main brief here was to return this tired garden to its former glory with a new lawn and planting to bring it back to life. The lawn was in such a bad condition that the best option was to lay new turf. [...]

Picturesque Formal Garden

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In 2013 we turned a bare patch of this garden into a picturesque formal garden with a dramatic fountain at the centre, surrounded by beds edged with box hedging and filled with tall purple verbenas. We now also look after the regular maintenance [...]

Large Formal Family Garden

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We took over the regular garden maintenance for this client in 2012 and amongst other things we reshaped and trimmed the large formal hedge within the garden, to get it looking its best. We also recently completed a formal design for the front [...]

Small Urban Garden

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The aim with this garden was to revitalise a tired space into a useable garden for a busy family. The original garden was on a slope which was leveled into two defined areas. The rear area has a patio in the sun & [...]

Raised Formal Pond

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The old sunken pond in the formal area of the garden had seen better days. By raising and enlarging the pond we not only made it into a striking feature on which you can sit whilst feeding the fish, but also gave more [...]

Walkway Pergola

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The old line of conifers behind the path in the garden had died and become covered with ivy. We therefore removed them and erected a new wooden pergola which spanned the walkway. This allowed us to open up the garden and yet retain [...]

A Modern Waterside Garden

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Situated on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, this garden had formerly been planted in an Oriental style but had become overgrown. Our client decided they wanted to change the garden to reflect the interior of the house so we designed a [...]

Timber Wall

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The main feature of this garden was the slope which took up so much room.

Striking Courtyard Garden

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Having moved to a new house in London our client wanted the whole outdoor space freshened up. We achieved this by introducing many new plants to pots and beds in the garden, including Buxus and Hydrangea amongst others. We also set large planters [...]

Herbaceous Borders & Feature Olive

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Following the completion of a pool extension the client here was left with a number of large formal beds to replant. We decided upon a strong mixture of flowering herbaceous plants to add colour and texture. These were interspersed with other shrubs to [...]

Rear Garden

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This town garden suffered from a lack of form and shape. The introduction of the pergola over the existing patio created an intimate space for relaxing and the paths lead the eye down the garden creating an impression of length. Jamie helped [...]