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We were called in to have a look at an existing pond with a stream which leaked. The client wanted a remodel to extend the pond and make the stream look more natural; as it was currently dead straight with the liner exposed. First thing to do was catch the […]

Pond and stream remodel and extension


Our client had a small rear garden, with a lawn in the centre surrounded by gravel. As they were getting older they wanted to have less maintenance and decided that an artificial lawn was the way forward. We came in and stripped out the lawn, installed a timber edge around […]

Artificial Grass – Tamworth


This particular property was unusual in that the front of the house faced the canal, and the rear garden faced into the secluded parking for the properties. The client always entered the property from the rear, up some mismatched steps and through a very tired old gate and rotten balustrade. […]

Quick facelift – Tamworth



My customers had purchased some rough land between their property and the canal. They did this with a view to creating some much needed extra parking spaces for three vehicles.     We drew up a plan and got to work; first off digging out tons and tons of soil with […]

Canalside parking – Tamworth





The garden never stops growing and a garden is never finished, meaning the gardening is never finished either. Gardening all year round is extremely rewarding, sowing in the spring, hedges to be cut and lawns to be mowed, beds full of flowers in the summer, harvesting vegetables in the autumn […]

Gardening all year round


wildlife pond
Why not build a wildlife pond? Nothing attracts wildlife to your garden like water. All over the country ponds, lakes and streams have been slowly disappearing from farmland. So domestic ponds and water features are becoming ever more important for our native insects, amphibians and mammals. The sound of the […]

Wildlife pond


decking tamworth
DIY softwood decking is a great project for those handy with wood and screws, with a few power tools and several weekends to work at it. You can do so much with decking. You can really be creative by running boards at different angles and directions to make shapes and patterns. Mitring […]

Decking, avoiding the pitfalls