1. Category Archive: Green Fingers

  1. Fen Jane is Back!

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    Great news! Spring is here and our Jane our Garden Designer is back at work after being not too well and off for a few weeks. We were a bit apprehensive as the first thing Jane did on her return was to check around all the private jobs we had finished while she was off. But we need …Read More

  2. Water, water, everywhere Dec 2012

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    Click  this  link  to Vermydens  flood  defences  being  reinforced  over the Christmas  break  to  guard  against  flooding… http://www.elystandard.co.uk/news/gallery_environment_agency_reveals_timescale_of_flooding_risk_that_prompted_council_to_close_a1101_at_welney_1_1681756 As  most  people  who  know  landscapers  and  farmers will know,  if  you  ask  them  how  things  are, there     are   going stock  answers; ”not  too  bad”, “conditions  are  too wet/too dry”. As  we  all  know,  some  of  them  are  slightly  pessimistic. Well  …Read More

  3. Wash Flooded – 14/11/2012

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    Welney Wash Road is one again flooded, costing us at least £270 per day in re-routing costs, plus £500 per day in lost labour.  We  of  course,  must  all  look  upon  this  as  character  building  fun.   Last  week Johny from  raidio  Cambridge  was  in  the  yard  about 6:30  am.  Out  of  10  or  so  vehicles it  …Read More

  4. Installation of Winning Garden Design

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    You may remember that to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, we held a school competition for pupils to design a wildlife garden for their school. The winning design would then be created at their school by us for free. The winner of this competition was 11 year old Jessica Eves from Queensway Junior and Primary School …Read More

  5. Innovative Furniture at Chelsea 2012

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    It was great to work with the Thomas Bramwell Collection at Chelsea this year. They are designers and manufacturers of innovative indoor and outdoor furniture. The garden we built included pieces from their new ECOllection range of ‘upcycled’ pieces. Here’s a few photos of this great furniture in the garden at Chelsea….         …Read More

  6. Chelsea Flower Show 2012

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          we have recently come back from building a garden at Chelsea! This time it was for another design company called Aralia Design and the garden was designed by their lead designer and proprietor, Patricia Fox. The garden was called ‘Rooftop Workplace of Tomorrow’ and was sponsored by RBS and Walworth Garden Farm. …Read More