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April 7, 2017

Get your garden ready for Summer with Ann-Marie Powell and Homebase.

Ann-Marie is delighted to have teamed up with Homebase as the face of the Garden Goals challenge. Getting the garden ready for summer can be a daunting task after a long winter and it can be hard to find the time or motivation to get out there and tackle it in one go. But as the weather warms up and the garden begins to come to life […]
April 5, 2017

Wildflower meadows. Why bother?

It is hard to imagine British literature, art, poetry, and music without references to wildflowers, and the works of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth, D. H. Lawrence, William Morris, Ralph Vaughn Williams, and many others would be seriously diminished without the richness of our native flora for inspiration. Shakespeare alone mentions over 100 native wildflowers and plants in his plays and sonnets. But pleasing the eye is […]
March 20, 2017

What happened to Ann-Marie’s Chelsea show garden?

Have you ever wondered what happened to Ann-Marie’s much loved  ‘Health Happiness & Horticulture garden’ at the end of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show? Simon Lycett – celebrity florist – tells us all about it on Garden Tags.
March 20, 2017

How to maintain a perfect garden all year round (in the ever-changing British weather!)

Have you ever wondered how to maintain a perfect garden all year around, despite the challenging weather? James Shepherd, head gardener at Sopwell house (St. Albans) – which gardens have been designed by Ann-Marie Powell Gardens – shares on Sloan! magazine his best tricks to keep your garden look amazing throughout the seasons. You can read the full article here. The much-acclaimed gardens of Sopwell house […]
March 10, 2017

We now are a SGD Registered Practice

Ann-Marie Powell Gardens is delighted to share that we are now the third practice in the UK to become a Registered Practice of the Society of Garden Designers (SGD). Always striving for excellence and working to the highest quality standard, we now offer an additional guarantee to our valued client, abiding by the Society’s Code of Conduct. All our design work is under the personal supervision […]
December 21, 2016

Happy 2017!

Ann-Marie Powell Gardens wishes you an exciting, vibrant, healthy 2017!
December 21, 2016

Merry Christmas from Ann-Marie Powell Gardens!

Ann-Marie Powell Gardens wishes you a very happy, bright, cheerful Christmas!  
December 15, 2016

Ann-Marie Powell is appointed Patron of Green Fingers Society at the Garden Media Guild Awards

It has been a superb year for the Garden Media Guild Awards: on November the 24th at the prestigious Savoy Hotel a mix of talented rising stars and well-known names such as Val Bourne, Sarah Price, Ian Hodgson, Jason Ingram and Clive Nichols, amongst many more, took turn to the stage to receive the much coveted GMG awards, presented by Carol Klein, Ann-Marie Powell, Richard Jackson and Andrea Jones. And at the end of […]