Sandringham Flower Show 2008
25th March 2008
crowe garden design is to exhibit a show garden at the Sandringham Flower Show in July. The Sandringham Flower show is held in the magnificent surroundings of Sandringham Park, Norfolk, attracting 20,000 visitors each year. The show is one of the most prestigious horticultural events in the East of England.For further information on the show visit:
Sandringham Flower Show
22nd February 2008
A website containing a multitude of information related to gardening and garden design. crowe garden design is delighted to be listed by speciality and county location.
Daily Telegraph / Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine Awards 2007
11th January 2008
Contemporary Award – Overall Winner – Somerset – 226sqm – Site cost £310,000 – Build cost £266,000 – Value £750,000 – Architect – Rebecca & Jim Dyer (01761 463944)
Best Conversion Award – Suffolk – 235sqm – Site cost £200,000 – Build cost £290,000 – Value £750,000 – Architect – Buckley Gray Yeoman (0207 033 9913)
Value for Money Award – Norfolk – 200sqm – Site cost £170,000 – Build cost £110,000 – Value £495,000 – Architect – Caron Pain and Graham Sibley (07788 566185)
Residential Architecture Award – South Cambridgeshire – Size 434sqm – Site cost – £650,000 – Build cost £780,000 Value £1.8million – Architect – Snell David (01223 890659)
Homebuilding and Renovating Magazine
crowe garden design & SGR Colchester Operation Santa Claus
2nd December 2007
A garden design consultation and 2D Concept garden design from crowe garden design is one of the auction items for Operation Santa Claus on SGR Colchester radio on Sunday 2nd December 2007. The auction item is for a front garden within the borough of Colchester. The consultation to be undertaken in December 2007 and the Concept design presented before the end of January 2008. crowe garden design encourages high bids for this item which raises money for local charities.
Spatial Alchemy, designing the most challenging spaces.
14th November 2007
Garden designers from Essex, Suffolk and across East Anglia attended the Autumn Conference of the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) held recently at Imperial College, London. The theme of the conference was ‘The Tardis Garden: thinking about small spaces’ and speakers included international garden designer Vladimir Sitta whose entertaining and individual style of presentation included a portfolio of highly inspiring contemporary garden design projects. He encouraged the audience to “create the tradition of tomorrow” in garden and landscape design.
Unique garden designs & bespoke garden furniture
1st November 2007
Working with Brandon-Roberts Fine Furniture earlier this year at the RHS Chelsea flower show 2007 was a delight and we are pleased to bring to our clients attention the quality of his craftsmanship. As garden designers design specific solutions for clients it is only natural that on occasions bespoke garden design requires bespoke garden furniture. Leigh Brandon-Roberts is one of those fine craftsmen that once you have found them and worked with them you feel privileged. For further information on Brandon-Roberts Fine furniture visit:
Brandon-Roberts Fine Furniture
New links with thebestofcolchester
29th October 2007
crowe garden design is pleased to support online business directory thebestof Colchester. “With over 140 businesses listed in the Colchester Recommended Business Guide you can be sure you will find the business you need quickly and easily.” As garden design and garden designers strive in search of excellence such alliances not only in Colchester but also Essex, Suffolk, regionally and nationally offer tremendous potential.
thebestof – Colchester
Suffolk Garden Conference
22nd October 2007
The second conference themed around the garden was held recently at Trinity Park, Ipswich, Suffolk. Under the title of “The Well Seasoned Garden – Contemporary but well rooted” the day consisted of speakers from the world of garden design, planting, garden history and garden restoration. Chaired by Suffolk Agricultural Association President-elect Lady Xa Tollemache the day included enlightening lectures by; Noel Kingsbury, renowned plantsman and garden designer, Alan Gray, garden maker at East Ruston, Tom Petherick involved with the rediscovery of the Lost Gardens of Heligan and Caroline Holmes, garden historian and author. The audience of garden designers, garden owners and plants people enjoyed a thoroughly informative and entertaining set of presentations.
Suffolk Agricutural Association
Garden Design in Essex 2007
21st September 2007
Garden Design and the garden designer in Essex and across East Anglia face continuous challenges. With around 510mm of rainfall in Essex annually the distrubition is changing. Outside Colchester on the Essex / Suffolk border there was barely a drop in April followed by nearly three times the average in May. June and July were above average wet, August and September below average. For inspiration visit the Beth Chatto Gardens at Elmstead Market.
The Beth Chatto Gardens
Contemporary Outdoor Art designer nominated for award
21st September 2007
Natasha Webb designer behind To Grace has been nominated for a Design Excellence Award and is in the final three comprising an international architectural practice and Hanson paving. Her individual art pieces are truly stunning and deserve closer inspection, which for this summer they have been, on display at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens in Hampshire.
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Gardenvisit website being upgraded
29th August 2007
If you are seeking information on gardens or landscape the Gardenvisit website is an excellent source. Currently work is underway on upgrading the site which is awaited with eager anticipation.
Phone Number: (03) 5367 0713
Address: 87 Learmouth Street, CASTERTON, Victoria 3311