Current Projects

A Long Way To Go

You need to do a lot of positive visualisation on this one in the midlands. It’s wet and windswept in this bleak mid winter but come spring and early summer it will start to evolve into a different animal entirely. Check in for progress as we go. Read more »

Dublin Small Garden Remodel

The task here is to reimagine this characterful, compact back garden in South Dublin. The space needs to be de-cluttered and reordered, the tragic old decking removed, planting spaces reconfigured, a permanent paving solution devised, built in seating constructed, water and fire features incorporated. All to be followed with verdant planting next spring. Read more »

Courtyard Revamp South Dublin

The nemesis of many the gardener, Phyllostachys aurea (running bamboo) has shown no mercy in this courtyard in South Dublin. Its rhizomes are everywhere, out of control, lifting paving and dismantling everything in its path. The challenge is to remove it, and every trace of it, and restore the antique paving to its former glory. Read more »

Unusually Shaped Back Garden Co. Laois

This project is all about eliminating an unsightly boundary with objectionable views, providing outside storage space, a generous patio, perimeter planting and a new seeded lawn. Read more »

The Faraway Treehouse

Busy in the workshop getting to grips with a once off rustic treehouse and play structure for a garden in south Dublin. Read more »

Large Back Garden, Co. Laois

Demolition, levelling, perimeter cladding, antique brick paving, pergola, semi mature tree planting, lawn work, gravel bed, painting. There is a lot to be done in this garden. Read more »

Back Garden, North Kildare

Sunken porcelain patio and walkways, stained timber cladding, retaining wall, water feature, lawn and planting are the primary features of this project we have just started in north Co. Kildare. Read more »

Contemporary Courtyard, South Kildare

The task here is to create an expansive yet intimate and usable paved courtyard for a young family. The setting is a large, contemporary rural new-build. The vastness of the paving will be punctuated with two long planting strips and a large oak arbour. Read more »

Go Out and Play

Increasing children’s outside time is a perennial dilemma for parents. What this design, for an educational setting, investigates is the means through which increasing social infrastructure and opportunity for children will, by definition, lead to more time spent outdoors. The aim is that the structure in the garden become a site of easy and casual… Read more »