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Pimp my shed

  • 8 December, 2011

I'd like to show you an office that we built in collaboration with David Gumbleton. It is designed and built from scratch specifically for the client. It is fully insulated and fitted with electrics and heating, is clad with red cedar and sits on an iroko deck; it even has a green sedum roof to blend into the stunning landscape beyond. This garden is an ongoing project for us and I may refer to it as we create more features and the design comes into fruition. But for now now I'd like to use it as a spring board to share a few of my favourite garden offices and modular buildings: Here are a few that...

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Think Outside of the Tree !!

  • 5 December, 2011

If you didn't already go out this weekend and buy your Christmas tree and are excited to kick off the Christmas celebrations, then I'm going to refer you back to my blog post - To Tree or Not To Tree...? Here I give a little history of the Christmas tree and look at a couple of alternatives to the cut tree such as buying a tree in a pot that can be used year after year and collecting holly and ivy for the home. Here are some fun alternatives: Images courtesy of: Christmas comeback kid, Urban Gardens, Boing Boing, Pop Gadget, Cool Hunting¬†and Design Taxi    

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