April 30, 2018

Bursting into bloom – spring flowering trees for your garden

Bursting into bloom Spring flowering trees for your garden It’s been a long time coming this year, but after last week’s warm spell, spring is finally leaping out of the ground, from the branches of trees and strewing itself gently all around the place. I love this time of year. Everything brings the promise of good things to come; foliage is fresh and fat buds […]
March 5, 2018

Help the Birds this Week

As the temperature plummet this week, our feathered friends need our help to survive in our gardens – us providing  food and water can be the difference between life and death in many cases.
February 7, 2018

How to turn your garden into nature reserve

February is such a promising time in the garden.  The days are starting to get longer and the earliest bulbs starting to emerge from their winter’s sleep. Winter aconites, snowdrops, crocuses and hellebores provide a carpet of colour in our gardens, but for wildlife, February is typically a month of bitter cold and food is starting to get very thin on the ground. We’ve got some […]
January 10, 2018

A New Year, a new start in the Garden – Jobs for January

The January garden seemingly rests at this time of year, slumbering through long hours of darkness and short January days. But those precious hours of crisp light that punctuate day upon day of grey can be immensely useful in getting a head start in creating a better garden for you to enjoy this summer. Grab a tool and get out there…
July 3, 2017

Ann-Marie Powell attends RHS Hampton Court flower Show press day.

Ann-Marie was delighted to attend the much awaited RHS Hampton Court Flower Show press day today, where she and la creme de la creme of the garden industry had the opportunity to see first-hand the work of many emerging designers, some of whom have been inspired by her past successes at the Show, such the much acclaimed Macmillan Legacy Garden for MacMillan Cancer Support.   You can […]
June 23, 2017

Ann-Marie Powell Gardens featured on ‘The English Home’

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. […]
June 2, 2017

Exclusive Garden Party at one of Ann-Marie Powell Gardens’ most acclaimed gardens.

       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 […]
May 19, 2017

the RHS Chelsea Flower Show – a look back

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 […]