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Green Walls in our gardens

By John Brennan, 05/02/2019

Green Walls in our gardens

Would you like your very own Green Wall?
We’re very much fans of green walls and happy to see them increasingly finding their way into domestic gardens. 
Pretty much all of the same benefits apply in a private setting as in a public area; if they’re on the house itself they act as insulation, protect walls from the elements, and act as a sound proofing barrier. They provide habitat for a wide variety of insects and for birds, improve air quality and it’s uplifting and relaxing for us to see

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Green Walls

By John Brennan, 05/02/2019

Green Walls


As garden designers we’ve been noticing with interest the rise in the number of vertical gardens or living green walls in our cities. The picture shows a library in Grimbsy, there's a huge one at the Hotel Athenaeum in London, and there are many other green walls springing up in the UK, and worldwide. 

Green walls have quite a few benefits, for the environment, for the building and for humans. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, being around and seeing plants and greenery have

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Gardening is Good For You

By John Brennan, 23/01/2019

Gardening is Good For You

That gardening is good for you is now well documented and has been proven in various scientific studies and many charities are offering gardening therapy to help people recover from mental and physical illnesses.

1. Exercise in itself has been shown to improve mood and self-esteem and lower blood pressure and gardening is a great way to keep the whole body strong and flexible.

It seems obvious when you think about it but you're using everything from hands and arms to back, legs and feet,

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Low maintenance family garden

The brief for this project was to design a garden that complemented the ...

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Stylish but Understated Secluded Garden

The clients of this project are a professional couple whose outline brief ...

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