Do your bit to save the bees!

September 28, 2017
The few bright sunny days we’re experiencing see my lavender garden humming with bees. The little ones in our family following their progress from stem to stem, learning about why it’s essential we provide food for bees, and the best place to start is at home. There’s ...
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A recent project...

September 28, 2017
A lot of our landscaping projects are based around making garden areas more usable for our clients - and the following is a perfect example. A couple got in touch with us recently to discuss their back section, part of which consisted of a steep bank that was fairly inaccess...
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A recent project

June 28, 2017
Here's a before and after with a bit of a difference... the Groundcover offices. In October of last year we moved our business out of our house (hooray!), and into a commercial property. We needed a lot more yard space in addition to dedicated office areas for our growing b...
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The shortest day has just flown by – thank goodness, we hear you gasp - but there is still plenty of the cold stuff to come. Make the most of it; put dreams into action and plant that orchard or the couple of fruit trees you've been hankering after. Winter is the ideal ...
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A recent project

March 29, 2017
An integral part of the kiwi lifestyle is having a house with that all important "indoor/outdoor flow" - it's a real bonus to have a home that has a great outdoor area that you are keen to spend time in. Thoughtful and considered design can help homeowners take full advantag...
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The arrival of March flags the beginnings of the headlong rush towards winter, and yes, after our miserable excuse for a summer we want to bury our heads in the sand too. But it also heralds the arrival in plant nurseries of spring bulbs, and growers' brochures online and in...
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A recent project

December 8, 2016
Clients Dennis and Alison got in touch with us a few months back - they'd recently had a new retaining wall built and wanted to revamp the surrounding gardens. It was important to have better access to the area, a usable, flatter lawn space, and new garden beds. They also ha...
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Silly Season garden tips

December 7, 2016
The wild winds have dropped, forecasted rain seems to be passing us by: summer and the Silly Season are here. At last. And that triggers a last-minute rush to have your garden looking its best for all those pre-Christmas parties and the big day itself. Key, is steadfast ...
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A recent project

September 30, 2016
Although the majority of our work is for residential clients, every now and then we do small jobs for commercial clients - and this was one of them. A business owner was unhappy about the view that her staff and clients saw out the office windows: an uninspiring white block...
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Going potty!

September 29, 2016
September 1 strikes and we all go mad, cleaning the house, weeding gardens, plumping up our existing lawns or planting a new one, launching into the vegetable garden with such relish that some essential tasks get a little lost in the dust and stones in our wake. Your plants...
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