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How to Keep Your Garden Maintenance to a Minimum

It is a strange phenomenon that today, even though we have every conceivable labour saving gadget available, no one seems to have any spare time! Nearly every client I talk to asks for a low maintenance garden. It is therefore vital when choosing a…
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Design Your Garden to Last a Lifetime

It is often feared that low maintenance means your garden will look like a concrete jungle. However, with a bit of thoughtful planning, Tobermore can help you strike a really good balance between hard and soft landscaping. This ensures that your…
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One of Tobermore’s latest product offerings, Pembury, has been installed at the new 752,334 sq ft Wellesbourne Distribution Park in Warwickshire by Urban Civil Engineering
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Tobermore have supplied a variety of products for Westpoint Homes development, Thorngrove Park. The project consists of 25 properties, ranging from affordable homes to large period-themed detached houses and luxury apartments, offering an authentic…
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Tobermore’s fabulous Fusion block paving has been specified for the new West Rhyl Green Space in North Wales which has saw the area revitalised with a new urban park and surrounding greenery.
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Tobermore’s Manhattan plank paving has provided an innovative hard landscaping solution for East Ayrshire Council on their recent redevelopment of Onthank Primary School in Kilmarnock.
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Peel Park Quarter is a new, state of the art student accommodation complex at the University of Salford. The £81 million project was managed by Graham Construction and has been referred to as one of Europe’s largest single phase student…
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Red Burn Farm is a branch of the UK’s popular Farmhouse Inn restaurant and bar chain, located in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. The new outlet has been adorned with a unique landscape design consisting of a combination of Tobermore’s world class…
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Designed by Ellis Williams Architect, Basford Hall at New College Nottingham is the largest construction training academy in the Midlands and has been described as the ideal place to kick-start a career in construction.
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Savills has recently presented some exceptional new homes to the Irish market worth €850,000 - €1,100,000. The 2,691 sq ft detached properties are positioned on the Howth Road and Kilbarrack Road in Raheny, Dublin, with a number of the homes…
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Brighton and Hove City Council made the decision to update the landscape surrounding Brighton Station as a method of improving the aesthetics of the area around the Station and to create a more attractive welcome for visitors arriving into the city…
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The Castle Basin area of Enniskillen in Northern Ireland has recently been transformed with a £1.7 million investment, funded by the Department for Social Development and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council.
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The Pumphouse is a Grade II listed building constructed in the 1880’s and is located at the Innovation Quarter in Barry, South Wales. The structure has recently been redeveloped and is set to become the first purpose-built live/work facility at the…
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The stunning new Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Hospital in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, opened its doors to the public in June 2015. The £30 million facility was designed by London architecture firm, Penoyre & Prasad, and built by internationally…
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Telford College of Arts and Technology is a further educational college in Shropshire that has recently undergone extension work. Tobermore have supplied a vast range of paving products that have been used to create a striking new landscape at…
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Harbour Green is a landmark development situated on the seafront at the famous Portobello Promenade, located close to Edinburgh city centre. Created by MNM Developments, the 55 stylish apartments have been complimented beautifully with the…
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Why this Garden Works


Each article is presented by landscape designer, Tracy Rich, who will examine a single garden and provide design tips based on that garden's layout, materials and planting.

Tuinen Mien Ruys

Mien Ruys' own garden in the Netherlands is the ideal place to start a new series on design articles on 'Why this Garden Works'.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

Lan Su is a great example of urban garden design. Its whole purpose is to help people relax and to inspire creativity by connecting with nature, even in the centre of town. 

Hauser & Wirth Garden

The main wow factor of this garden is the large perennial meadow out the back called Oudolf Field after its famous Dutch designer, Piet Oudolf. However, the gallery complex also contains some other very interesting spaces.

 

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