The first impression for your guests on entry and the warmest greeting home, your front entrance has the potential to turn heads in admiration and lift moods on entry, setting the tone for your home life.
The transient nature of water is a feature to be considered in your landscape design and of course pool design. The cleansing feeling of that first dive in your pool under water, to the soothing sounds of a trickling water feature, this natural element can bring so much to your garden.
So many decisions with your landscape designer. We can all look at facts and figures, pros and cons, we get taught how to analyse at a young age… but this is a creative project, recruit the other side of your brain. In your choices, what do you look for beyond the obvious?
In our busy lives, how can we create more balance, more zen? For thousands of years, gardens have been used as a place for sanctuary, a place for retreat. How can using the natural elements to bring us into equanimity?
After an exciting and busy year, we could not have had a better closing than returning to the Bayon itself. It had been nearly 6 years since our last visit, and boy has a lot happened since then!
Looking back on my time creating a Japanese garden for the 2015 Gardening World cup is full of fondness. In the Japanese Garden show Ross & I gained a 2nd place, but it was never about the competition. The same as my approach with my company, collaborate over compete every time, as sure one man can move a rock, but together we can move mountains.