1. Category Archive: Roger’s Diary

  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. Prestigious Brick Awards Finalist 2011

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    We were nominated and made the final of the Brick Awards 2011 that took place back in November! The project was a regeneration project in Arbury, Cambridge and consisted of 3 sculptural seats designed by Lubna Chowdhary and built by us out of glazed Ibstock bricks. The result was very unusual yet striking seats and earned …Read More

  3. 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

  4. Luton University Campus

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    Just three weeks after showing our client the Q Lawns MeadowMat video and two weeks after laying it – it is in bloom! Tricked by the Indian summer and mad temperatures, varieties such as Yarrow and Ragged Robin are thinking it is just the beginning of summer!  - Roger

  5. Creating Landscapes Trade Show

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    My son’s film company, Cambridge Filmworks will be at the show this year promoting his business for use within the landscaping industry – whether it be for corporate films for large landscaping firms or professional show reels for designers. The show is on at Capel Manor College in Enfield on the 25th and 26th October. http://www.creatinglandscapes.org.uk/landscape-and-gardening/2011/08/cambridge-filmworks.html#tp …Read More

  6. Green Flag Awards 2012

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    I was flipping through the Green Flag Awards at the weekend and I came across a couple of our most rewarding projects listed – Gunpowder Park, Lea Valley and Greyfriars Tower gardens in Kings Lynn. Gunpowder park was a most amazing project – unique in many ways and we were the landscape arm of the …Read More

  7. Vet for Hire by Russell Lyon

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    I’ve been mentioning lately about my less than perfect relations with local vets in the 50’s and 60’s. But Russell wasn’t one of them! He was my vet after the problems I had with Ragwort until he went on to practice abroad.  Russell always had an open mind and was a brilliant vet from a Scottish farming background. …Read More