Following a very successful year, and several mentions in recent issues of much-acclaimed garden publications such Garden Design Journal, Gardens Illustrated, and Garden News, Ann-Marie Powell Gardens is delighted to have been featured on The English Home, in a very helpful article explaining the key factors you should consider when employing a garden designer. “From a studio in the South Downs on the West Sussex/Hampshire border. […]
An exclusive evening Garden Party is being held on Wednesday 21st June in one of Ann-Marie Powell Gardens’ most acclaimed projects. The garden, which makes the most of the borrowed landscape of Kingly Vale in the South Downs, has been recently featured on Garden Illustrated magazine and is scheduled to feature in Alan Titchmarsh’s ‘Love Your Garden’ show in July. Magnificent planting schemes on various levels lead down hewn Purbeck steps to a small orchard, under-planted with chalk-loving meadow. Lawns, yew hedges, Ilex […]
We cannot believe it has been one year already from the build of Garden for Health, Happiness and Horticulture, the much-acclaimed garden that Ann-Marie Powell Gardens designed to promote the RHS Greening Grey Britain campaign at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Built by The Outdoor Room, the garden was very much loved by media and visitors alike – who were allowed to walk inside a Main Avenue […]
If you have a wildflower meadow, or are considering having one after having read our latest blog post, I am sure you will love to find out about some of our favorite bulbs to complement and enhance any meadow.
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 […]
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 […]