Garden Design Ideas

Find garden design ideas and inspiration for planting schemes, garden structures and features, hard landscaping materials and outdoor entertaining areas that will meet with the approval of even the most discerning family member.

Useful advice from garden design experts on creating an outdoor space that is usable, beautiful and practical from the coldest Winter months to the hottest days of Summer.

A Treehouse Adventure Playground

on 10th August 2016

Every so often, a really interesting project comes along, that we all fight over, and everyone wants to be involved in. Just recently, one of these projects came round…

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A Treehouse Adventure Playground

A Child Friendly Garden in Windsor

on 17th March 2016

Thames Valley Landscapes were called on to create a child friendly garden in Windsor with new decking, summerhouse and turfed area, as well as renovating chequerboard paving in the front yard…

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A Child Friendly Garden in Windsor

Building a Lapa in Marlow

on 20th January 2016

Thames Valley Landscapes was recently commissioned to build a traditional Lapa on the banks of the Thames in Marlow. A structure popular in South Africa that traditionally consists of a thatched roof supported by wooden poles, for use as semi-open entertainment areas.

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Building a Lapa in Marlow

Transforming a family garden in Maidenhead

on 16th November 2015

We were recently commissioned to transform a family garden in Maidenhead. The original garden had an unnecessary raised deck in one corner, a large sloping area of grass, cheap concrete paving and a mysterious sunken rectangle with sponge matting that filled up with water every time it rained! First things first…

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Transforming a family garden in Maidenhead

Multi-level landscaping in Marlow: Design and build

on 23rd June 2015

Apart from the centre, most of Marlow is on a hillside, hence the gardens are sloped. We were asked to design a garden using terraces that would fit with the high end finish of the house and to maximise the space of the garden without compromising on style. Options…

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Multi-level landscaping in Marlow: Design and build