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There are so many species of tree to choose from that it can be completely overwhelming to know where to even start. Whether you are a garden designer, landscaper or choosing for your own garden, answer these questions below to help you narrow down your options...

If you’ve been considering planting a hedge in your garden you’ll be pleased to know that we are now entering the perfect time for doing so. It’s bare root season. Generally speaking, bare root hedging species are deciduous, so during the dormant season between November...

I love the change from lazy summer days to crisp and colourful autumn ones in the garden. Although I'm less happy with the thought of long winter months to come, early autumn is a magical time for our ever-changing landscape. Here in a sheltered corner of eastern...

Tapestry Design Studios were appointed at the beginning of this year to create a design for a domestic back garden in the village of Kirby le Soken near the North Essex coast. This was an interesting project to take on due to the fact that a...

So summer is in the air and you’ve finally decided to get a new garden. Getting a landscaper in to do the job may be a no-brainer, but have you ever considered hiring a garden designer? You may be surprised to learn how wise investing...

We are proud to announce that Kate Marshall MSGD, Tapestry’s lead designer, has received a commendation at this year’s APL Awards. The Association of Professional Landscapers comprises accredited landscape companies who design, build and maintain gardens throughout the UK. The rigorous inspection process to join is...

Sitting here in the office today watching the snow falling outside it is quite surreal to think that only four days ago I was sweltering in the Western Australian sun in shorts and flip flops! A month’s break to visit family for Christmas provided a fantastic...

Tapestry Design Studios were delighted this week to be shortlisted for the Association of Professional Landscapers Awards 2017, in the “Designer of the Year” category, recognising the impact the company is making on the industry in the short time since it was set up earlier...

Are you thinking about making changes to your garden? As well as a mental list of needs and wishes that you undoubtedly have, think about how you actually used your garden this year. Do it now while it’s fresh in your mind. Did you spend much time...

A recent trip to Hyde Hall reminded me how a well-placed piece of sculpture never fails to add the wow factor, even in the best designed garden. It can be used to reflect and emphasis the style or mood of the garden, compliment the architecture...