The Beauty of the Build
The best-laid plans come to naught without proper execution – a garden design poorly implemented is a waste of time, money and effort.
The importance of excellent garden construction cannot be overemphasised. A great design is only half the work done, building the garden itself -- to design, cost and time specification, not to mention customer satisfaction -- is the...
APL Awards 2017The Garden Builders is proud to announce the following awards at 2017 APL Awards Ceremony
1. Project Value over £200,000
Project: Red Gables, designed by Lynne Marcus
2. Project Value £35,000 - £60,000
Project: Arthouse Apartments, designed by Pippa Martlew
3. Commercial Garden
Project: Royal National T...
Roof terraces offer breathtaking views, and a rewarding recreation of outdoor space, especially for urban environments pressed for scope and greenery. A lovely rooftop retreat doubles as an outdoor room for relaxation and entertainment and increases property values on an existing area.
Green benefits are plentiful as well – planting helps reduce air pollution by absorbing carbon dioxide, and c...
Garden stairs connect areas and levels, but they are more than just access elements in your outdoors space. Decking design can heighten the visual impact of the scheme, create a focal point, suggest movement and offer changing views of the landscape.
Some consider psychic dimensions – the act of ascending or descending can be meditative, encouraging pausing and slowness, the unfolding perspect...
Hardscaping elements, like stone, harmonise the outdoors space with the property and provide structure and an integrating medium to the garden design. Patios, paths, steps and retaining walls connect and support, but they also create attractive textures, contrasts, patterns and colours.
Natural stone makes excellent pavers because it is versatile, reliable and durable and truly lovely, changin...