Designing an Office Roof Garden

Designing an Office Roof Garden

A fascinating opportunity came to us at the end of 2021 to design our first-ever office roof garden. The brief was to create a commercial breakout space for staff at a corporate headquarters in Berkshire. The five-storey office building was triangular in shape, and...
Drought-Tolerant, Low-Maintenance Gardening

Drought-Tolerant, Low-Maintenance Gardening

The summer of 2022 was one of the hottest on record and the driest since 1976. Throughout the sweltering heat of July, the hot topic of gardening conversation was, once again, watering and hose-pipe bans. Climate change means more droughts are forecast, as well as...
Watering Plants in Hot Weather

Watering Plants in Hot Weather

Photo by David Ballew on Unsplash Watering your garden plants in hot weather is essential for their wellbeing, especially this weekend, with temperatures forecast to rise well past 30ºC/90ºF. Like you and I, plants need a constant water supply, or they’ll perish....
2021 Sees Huge Growth In Demand For Garden Design

2021 Sees Huge Growth In Demand For Garden Design

Many industries have suffered greatly at the hands of COVID-19. Large chunks of hospitality, travel, entertainment, retail, and many others, have been barely able to function for over a year. But, as often happens, where one industry suffers, another does well in its...
Work Starts on a Luxury Spa at Breedon Priory Health Club

Work Starts on a Luxury Spa at Breedon Priory Health Club

Work has commenced on creating a new luxury spa at Breedon Priory Health Club in Melbourne. Ashby-based Lush Garden Design has designed the landscaping and external areas. They are working alongside Armsons Chartered Surveyors and YMD Boon Architects, who lead a...
Garden Rooms – Making the Most of Your Space

Garden Rooms – Making the Most of Your Space

A year into the global pandemic, it’s safe to say we’re fed up with seeing the same four walls day in, day out. Equally, we’re tired of the same old views out of the window. Add to that the gloomy British winter weather, and the day when we can leave the house...