1. Category Archive: Roger’s Diary

  1. Pathway to the Stars!

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    Well it just goes to show the power of the media! Giles Landscapes director Adam Giles who co-owns Cambridge FilmWorks with Richard Millen recently produced the promotional video for Pro Teq’s innovative new pathway solution ‘Starpath’. Last night the video had 5000 hits after an article about it appeared in The Telegraph. Media storm aside, …Read More

  2. Dominic Barker Trust Fen Scene Christmas Cards

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    Giles Landscapes has a firm social commitment to local Fen skaters and would like to encourage our customers to purchase these beautiful Christmas cards: Those of you who regularly visit our Fen skating site will no doubt have read and heard about David Lowe’s epic skate down the river Delph to Purls Bridge in December …Read More

  3. Ooo Arhh Me Hearties – I’vor Been Busy!

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    One of our longest serving team members and  supervisor, Ivor Andrews has been in demand on some very high profile jobs lately. First there was for a very highly publicised project called ‘Challis Island’ – this fantasy pirate island was the brainchild of a local man and the team from Giles landscapes headed by Shaun Taylor were …Read More

  4. 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

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    Skanska Developer Cambs   This contemporary Scandinavian development is putting a different slant on the top end Cambridge housing market and is also great for us as I am always rather paranoid about getting type cast after winning a gold medal at Chelsea with ourFenland Alchemist Garden.  The Skanska show garden could be described I …Read More

  6. 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

  7. Passion For Skating

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    As a company we have a passionate commitment to Fenland culture and sport – which often overlaps into our projects such as our Fenland Alchemist garden which was awarded an RHS Chelsea gold medal. Why not visit the current exhibition on modern and bygone Fenland skating – and for more information on this fascinating sport, check …Read More

  8. Video Power on the Web

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    Last year when I was at the BALI landscape show with my son, Adam, we got chatting to Chris Carr of Q Lawns who gave Adam a commission to create a film on their instant wildflower meadow turf. One of our clients then showed the film to their client who we were also doing work for …Read More

  9. 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