What we do

New styles of planting

The mixed border of shrubs and herbaceous plants used to be everyone's idea of an attractive composition.

This kind of planting still has a place in the garden, but in recent years new ways of using plants have been developed.

New plant introductions allow me to be more imaginative with grasses, bulbs and herbaceous plants.

The next pages show how a piece of rough grass and a very conventional garden can be transformed by this new planting style.

Example of the new planting style in Wells, Somerset