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Harvest Time in Rural Oxfordshire: 5 local things to do

Harvest is in full-swing. The corn fields are full of golden stubble, forest paths are brimming with bright and fiery colours and crisp, crunchy apples are bursting from our trees. We want to help you make the most of it all, so, here are some ideas of how you can fill Read more »


Paradise – A Garden Design Case Study

Deriving from the Persian, pairi-daeza, (or paradise) literally means “around walls”. Since the very origins of civilisation, the gardens created in these enclosed spaces have been regarded as places of refuge, beauty & meditation. Today, the desire to escape the demands of modern life and to renew our energy is stronger than ever and Read more »


Stage 5: Detail Plans, Setting Out Drawings etc.

Particularly on larger projects, Concept Plans need to be converted to detail drawings that allow for accurate pricing and construction.  These could include amongst others Setting Out Drawings, Construction Drawings – for structures or water features perhaps – Planning Application Drawings etc. We can advise what is required and never produce drawings for drawings’ sake.


Initial Consultation

We like to meet all garden design clients face-to-face on site.  We can look at the space together and agree a design brief, but most importantly you will be able to get a feel for us and how we work. We will also ask about your budget so right from the start, your design journey is practical Read more »


June – Chocolate and Raspberry Cake with a Cream Cheese, Mascarpone Topping

Follow the recipe below and share your creation on our Facebook or Instagram account to receive a free Coffee at The Yurt. All you have to do is tag us in your post and we will send you your unique voucher code. Happy baking! The Read more »