Current Projects

Cold Frames

Take a look at these cold frames we have just finished. Plenty of room to gradually acclimate produce from the adjoining greenhouse to the colder outdoors as Spring develops. Read more »

Paving & Pergola, North Kildare

Here is a nice project recently completed. It consisted of an expansive area of paving abutting the building framed by handrail and a nice wide pergola. A rough, unused area was transformed into an inviting, intimate entertainment space. Read more »

A Couple of Upcoming Projects

Here are a couple of projects which we hope to start within the next few weeks. In each of these cases the plan will be subject to some further refinement before we start digging. Once we have an agreed plan in place we typically go ahead and produce more detail; elevations, perspectives, specifications. Read more »

Equine Paddock, Co. Kildare

On a stud farm in Co. Kildare we are repurposing a piece of unused ground for use as a lunging and training paddock. The perimeter fence is 1.8 metres high consisting of 125mm x 16mm vertical pickets fixed to three horizontal rails in turn fixed to 100mm square posts at 2.0 metre centres. All timber… Read more »

Get Thee To The Potting Shed

I know it’s only the first week of February but there’s nothing to stop you getting things going in the potting shed. All the shops have a good range of seeds now and simple propagators like the ones I show here can be picked up in any hardware shop for next to nothing. I have… Read more »

Water Feature , North Kildare

We have been asked to design and install a small water feature for the front entrance to a contemporary new build in North Co. Kildare. It measures 915mm x 625mm x 425mm high and will be carried on two 100mm square posts. The water will collect in a ceramic chamber and be recirculated by a… Read more »

Organic Corner Co. Laois

We have been asked to reinvigorate a derelict corner of a rear garden in Co. Laois. The plan is to reclaim it and turn it into an Organic Zone. The existing distressed timber shed will be rehabilitated, re roofed, re painted and redeployed as a potting shed. We are building a 6’high corral for poultry,… Read more »

Small Playground

Here is a raised water feature and a little tree house we did recently for a courtyard play area in a small child care facility. All of the material used was salvaged and recycled. Read more »

Roadside Verge Planting Rathangan Co. Kildare

The challenge was to make a drab verge more attractive. The wall was prepared and painted a deep blue. The planting is a mix of small shrubs, herbaceous perennials and grasses. We got plenty of rain so apologies that the pictures are a tad blurry. Read more »

Back Garden Newbridge

Things are shaping up in Newbridge. Upper and lower curved patios, metal shed and oil tank screens, herb planter, new lawn. Read more »