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San Elmo Lodge

An architectural gem tucked into the Dalkey coastline [vc_separator type="normal" position="left" color="#5bb0cd" border_style="solid" width="100%" thickness="2" up="20" down="20"] The house, around which we have created the garden, is a special one architecturally having been designed and created by Tom de Paor whom the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) described in 2017, when he was awarded a fellowship, as the ‘leading Irish architect of his generation’. Nearly 17 years since its construction, this impressive work of art continues to stand tall, and continues to refuse to look dated in any way. Described by the...

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specimen tree selection from tree nursery for bespoke garden design projects

Design Solutions: Large tree selection and planting

Specimen tree selection and handling for bespoke planting [vc_separator type="normal" position="left" color="#5bb0cd" border_style="solid" width="100%" thickness="2" up="20" down="20"] Tim offers a bespoke service for those who are looking to select premium trees for a particular location or to create an effect of those who are looking to curate a tree collection.  Tim and his team offer design and aesthetic advice, soil, horticultural and arboricultural advice, as well as information pertaining to planning in the selection of specimen large trees and shrubs in order to reap the best rewards from the investment into your garden...

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Magnolia garden design in Dublin

Magnolia garden in Ranelagh, Dublin [vc_separator type="normal" position="left" color="#5bb0cd" border_style="solid" width="100%" thickness="2" up="20" down="20"] The design for this compact front garden to a red-brick period property in Ranelagh, Dublin revolves around an existing specimen Magnolia whose beautiful shape adds a lot of character to the garden and softens the scale of the property.  The existing non-descript concrete paving was updated with granite flags laid in a modern linear pattern and complemented with soft gravel to create a walkway around the garden. The planting was laid out with rectilinear box hedging framing each new planting...

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