1. Category Archive: Green Fingers

  1. Our Sandringham flower Show Diary

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    25th June We now have our fence! Donated by the lovely people at Jacksons – it looks really nice and is being painted as we speak. We have also finished all the tiles – and they are  now spread out in Roger’s house waiting to be boxed up – they have taken over two rooms …Read More

  2. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    21st June 2010 Last Thursday we were all very excited about seeing the Prius Phil Saunders from Marshall’s toyota Kings Lynn has got decorated for us. East Coast Designs created a great design for us and the car looked amazing! The purpose of the car is to advertise our partnership with Marshall’s Toyota Kings Lynn who …Read More

  3. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    7th June 2010 The weeks are flying past faster than a fast flying thing and July moves ever and ever closer! We are now getting there with our preparations – things are at last sort of coming together. I say that with some reservation as every time I have thought that – something comes along …Read More

  4. Looking out for the Toyota ‘Prius’

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    Ever since Marshall Toyota Kings Lynn signed up as our sponsor for this year’s Sandringham Flower Show, advertising our show garden on one of its Toyota ‘Prius’ hybrid cars, I have found myself inadvertently “car-watching”.  A few days ago I saw a brand new ‘Prius’ pull up in the car park of my local pub. …Read More

  5. Roger’s Diary

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    28th May 2010 This time last year I was on site at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, feeling over the moon after we had won a Gold medal and ‘Best in Show’ with the Giles Landscapes ‘Fenland Alchemist’ courtyard garden. This year we have watched the flower show from a distance as we have been …Read More

  6. Giles supporting the Globebusters expedition from UK to Beijing

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    The Fenland skaters are one of Giles Landscapes social commitments to the community. One of the regular skaters at Welney, Adam Giles has stored his skates away for the summer to follow the Globebusters (www.globebusters.com) a motorcycling expedition from the UK to Beijing. 15 motor bikes have now reached Kashgar, after having only just managed to …Read More

  7. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    Monday 24th May I’ve just been sorting out another elementof our garden – this year we are using reclaimed and recycled materials again but in a more contemporary way and also mixing them with new materials to show that the two can work together to create an unusual, witty and sustainable garden. One of the new …Read More

  8. Our Sandringham Flower Show Diary

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    21st May 2010 Nothing is ever simple or straightforward in the world of show gardens and we have had another challenge this week. We have had to change our design (only a little) to make it more comfortable in money terms (i.e cheaper!!!) :O So we have decided to reduce the amount of tiles we are …Read More

  9. How much will it cost?

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    Your garden is a huge asset. It can be a vibrant, multi-functional extension to your living space, and a properly landscaped garden will greatly increase the value of your home, sometimes as much as 15% (As quoted on www.acheson-glover.com).  “People will snoop around outside when they see a house for sale-so external view is paramount”. …Read More

  10. Some little Chelsea 2010 thoughts…

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     This time last year I could hardly sit still with the apprehension and excitement of doing a garden at Chelsea. There was no room in my world for anything else – a one-track mind full of Fenland Alchemists (and a quiet panic over designing such a complex planting scheme!).   And now – a year on …Read More