1. Category Archive: What’s happening

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Chris Packham, Andy Sturgeon, Jessica 11 year old Designer.

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    Jessica, this very assertive young lady, won our Diamond Jubilee competition, designing a wild life garden. Jessica was in her last year at Queens Way Junior School, Thetford, now the diamond academy. Jessica completely took charge of me and designer Jane, when we installed this winning garden. One of the focal points was clover rich …Read More

  4. City of Cambridge, always something going on.

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    It’s great to be based by the thriving city of Cambridge, driven by the University and the high tech business parks. Recently, we have completed hard and soft landscaping schemes for St Johns Penbrooke and Jesus Colleges, these were very enjoyable, especially at St Johns with the river Cam running through, you can view every …Read More

  5. Strange Happenings to do with the Fens.

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    Fen Ben garden at Sandringham 2008. This little article was triggered for the Inspire Networking Group Cambridge last week. If the lady below was Julia Roberts, who I had light hearted banter with for 10 to 15 minutes, the only fib I told her was the woad plant in the Fen Alchemist garden was from …Read More

  6. Inspire by Anne Hawkins, Build your Tribe.

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    Thursday 9th May, Bottisham. Social media, shall we say soft sell. Anne’s perception was that you have to be a leader to build a tribe. The full on sales approach, i.e. I am. I have achieved this, this and this. My company is great. We are the best. These are all a Total No No. …Read More

  7. Giles Landscapes gold medals originally frightened us off.

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      Giles Landscapes gold medals originally frightened us off. We purchased our bungalow because we fell in love with the building, but we almost did not buy because the garden was a complete disaster. So overgrown we could not see out of the windows. We further became despondent when we hired various landscapers out of …Read More

  8. GABY

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    The A1101 has been flooded for most of the time ever since. Just a flash back to last summer, this girl, Gaby spent 2 days per week at Cambridge Regional College, plus 3 days cycling half way across Cambridgeshire from Burwell to Welney to work in Giles Landscapes accounts, often needing a change of clothes when she struggled through the floods daily. I did not blame Gaby …Read More

  9. 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