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A traditional garden including oak pergola near Arundel

pallet rocking chairs at hampton court flower show 2012

pallet rocking chair at hampton court 2012

wow these have certainly been popular! They were made using about 20 old pallets we had in our yard. The wood was really brittle so we lost some of the slats dismantling them. unfortunately it took me a day to dismantle them and our carpenter Nick took a good few days to build them. They . . . →Read More:pallet rocking chairs at hampton court flower show 2012

hampton court flower show daily build blog. day 15

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silver medal…….bit disappointed……..but hey we are getting some great comments and I am really happy with how it has turned out so all good. I got some good constructive feed back from the judges and have learned some lessons for next time! Had an amazing time building the garden and . . . →Read More:hampton court flower show daily build blog. day 15

arun landscapes planting list. Hampton court 2012. Summer in the garden. Mike Harvey

Unfortunately I was unable to source all my plants and some of those I did were not up to scratch! I therefore had to provide substitutes and the complete list is below.

Tree:Olea europea Cupressus sempervirens

Climbers:Trachelospermum jasminoides

Shrubs:Lavender hidcote Lavender munstead (clipped) Rosemary ‘Miss Jessops Upright’ Santolina ‘Lemon Queen’ Pittosporum tobira . . . →Read More:arun landscapes planting list. Hampton court 2012. Summer in the garden. Mike Harvey

hampton court flower show 2012 daily build blog. day 13

arun landscapes at hampton court flower show 2012

Dat 13. unlucky for some. Just a looooong day for us. All the plants are now in and the paving is uncovered again with the thyme in it. Tomorrow will be finishing off the mulching with breadon gravel,trimming the thyme,furniture,lights and turf. Then final tidy up. Loved every minute but will be . . . →Read More:hampton court flower show 2012 daily build blog. day 13

Hampton court flower show 2012 build blog. Day 12

arun landscapes hampton court 2012

Are we nearly there yet…? Don’t get me wrong I’m loving it but the wind was up today and flowers are beginning to go over. I am also seriously p….d off with the drive up from brighton,every day a traffic jam. Both ways. At least the succulent picture is up and looking good and . . . →Read More:Hampton court flower show 2012 build blog. Day 12