1. Category Archive: Green Fingers

  1. Your Project Too Small For Us? Never!

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    I am always aware that our website gives out mixed messages with both our commercial side and private, domestic side sharing the same little piece of cyberspace. This is compounded by the fact that our commercial side has recently completed large estate projects including a 40 plus hectare prestigious park site in London. This along with …Read More

  2. New Promotional Video by Cambridge Film Works

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    Here’s a new promotional video for Q Lawns made by my son’s company, Cambridge Film Works explaining how to use their Enviro Mat product. Enviro Mat is a quick and simple way of installing green roofs – we used this product on the roof of our pergola for our Gold winning 2010 Sandringham Flower Show garden. We got …Read More

  3. Media Consultant for Giles Landscapes – Adam Giles

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       Richard Millen showcasing their company, Cambridge Film Works to the landscaping world at Capel Manor Enfield this week at the Creating Landscapes Show. They already have had several commissions within the landscape sector for promotional film work. -Roger  

  4. Chelsea Lives On!!

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    There is a great new book out that gives a real insight into the Chelsea Flower Show (and its got photos of two of our Chelsea gardens designed and built by our in house team!:) If you love Chelsea and want a great reminder of past gardens and also want to find out more about …Read More

  5. Oh Live Oh Olive!

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    This harsh Winter has really put a lot of borderline hardy plants to the test. We recently planted 3 massive Olive trees at the Institute for Manufacturing at Cambridge University which was opened by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.  Although we have been led to believe maximum continual tolerance for Olive trees was 12 degrees below …Read More

  6. Plant of the Month

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    Garrya elliptica ‘James Roof’ – silk tassel bush Fancy a winter waterfall in your garden?… This beautiful evergreen shrub will amaze you through winter and early spring with its stunning show of silver grey catkins. Like water on the verge of freezing,they cascade down the length of this vigorous specimen, shimmering in the light and creating …Read More

  7. New People!

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    We have two new members of staff to introduce and welcome to our team! Lynn Stephens is our new Financial Controller and brings to her role many years of accounting experience within the construction and engineering industry. She has numerous qualifications and we feel sure she will be an asset to our team. Rob Venn joins …Read More

  8. Jane’s Plant of the Month

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    Chimonanthus praecox – Wintersweet This plant really lives up to its common name bearing cluster upon cluster of waxy yellow blooms with an inner smudge of maroon as though each bloom has been kissed by a mysterious, lipstick laden femme fatale before leaving the most delightfully sweet scent upon each flower  – there to linger all the way through the …Read More

  9. Winter Wonderland

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    Winter is well and truly here and with it comes a cool beauty like a Hitchcock blonde, weaving her icy magic and seducing the lovers of winter with her shining diamonds and beckoning soft duvet of snow.  I know most British people find Winter a drag and every time we get a snowflake, the cold air is marred by miserable …Read More