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So far Ann-Marie Powell has created 11 blog entries.

100 Leading Women in Horticulture List includes Ann-Marie Powell.

I feel honoured to be included as one of the 100 Leading Women in UK horticulture today, in one of the horticultural industry's most respected trade magazines, Horticulture Week.  The list was prompted as a celebration of Women in Horticulture on International Women's Day on 8th March 2021 [...]

By |2021-03-08T16:14:45+00:00March 8th, 2021|News|

Best of Houzz award for Ann-Marie Powell Gardens

We’re delighted to learn that Ann-Marie Powell Gardens Limited have won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Design on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. Our Petersfield, Hampshire based garden design studio was chosen by the millions of homeowners that comprise the Houzz community from [...]

By |2021-03-05T12:54:06+00:00March 5th, 2021|News|

Speaking Stateside – Ann-Marie joins Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County’s Spring Gardening School Programme

If you’d have told me this time last year that I’d have new horticulturist friends from New Zealand, America and even Ghana, I would have smiled politely and carried on sowing seed thinking where on earth would I find the time for that! And yet, an unexpected [...]

By |2021-02-26T13:43:18+00:00February 25th, 2021|News|

Meet Ann-Marie Powell in The English Garden.

The English Garden magazine is a favourite read in the AMPG studio, so I couldn’t have been more thrilled when Editorial Assistant Phoebe Jayes telephoned to ask me if she could interview me for their regular  ‘People to Meet’ feature, introducing the gardeners and public figures they most admire in [...]

By |2021-01-26T18:33:44+00:00January 26th, 2021|News|

Gardens Illustrated Design Trends 2021

Just as in any creative industry, garden design trends shift and change. Ideas must always progress, with new thinking creeping in whilst other approaches edge away, occasionally to be picked up, reworked and refreshed for another day. Here at AMPG, we don’t design thinking about the trends we may be creating, we try [...]

By |2021-01-26T16:08:43+00:00January 26th, 2021|News|

As 2021 gets into its stride, so does the build on the new World Food Garden we've designed at Royal Horticultural Society Wisley. Designed by our studio in collaboration with the Wisley edibles team led by Sheila Das, it was rather wonderful to read dynamic RHS Wisley curator Matthew Pottage revealing our plans in the [...]

By |2021-01-26T16:55:04+00:00January 21st, 2021|News|

AMPG design for Gaze Burvill at RHS Chelsea 2021 revealed.

Delighted to announce that the Ann-Marie Powell Gardens team is designing Gaze Burvill's display at 2021’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, highlighting the Hampshire based company's British master craftsmanship.  Gaze Burvill design and manufacture comfortable and timeless furniture for people who enjoy the quiet pleasure of owning pieces of lasting quality and beauty.  Crafted out of top [...]

By |2020-12-23T12:29:42+00:00December 23rd, 2020|News|

Sunday Telegraph – Learn how the garden experts got the bug.

When writer Jean Vernon asked me to contribute to a Sunday Telegraph article on the gateway plants that started a love of gardens and gardening, I had no idea my thoughts and selection would see me rubbing shoulders (in print only of course!) with Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond, Michelin starred chef [...]

By |2021-01-04T17:28:51+00:00December 20th, 2020|News|

“It’s about planting hope”says Ann-Marie Powell in the Financial Times

It was unseasonably warm and balmy through the first UK lockdown and many opened the garden door, reached for a trowel and dove into their garden. They found a sanctuary and a shield away from the worries of the world and basked in the sunshine. But the weather has turned during lockdown [...]

By |2020-11-24T11:19:30+00:00November 24th, 2020|News|

AMPG featured as Top 50 Garden Designers

Absolutely delighted to be included in the Top 50 leading Garden Designers in Horticulture Week's latest issue. It's always an honour to be recognised by your industry colleagues. This inclusion feels particularly important to us as a practice in a year where gardens and outdoor space have never been so important to us [...]

By |2020-11-24T10:46:54+00:00November 5th, 2020|News|