April 5, 2016

Who’s supplying the plants for our RHS Chelsea ‘Greening Grey Britain’ Garden?

We have long been customers of Hortus Loci, who have earned an outstanding reputation in providing top-quality perennials, shrubs and trees to some of the biggest names in the horticultural industry. Mark Straver, Robin Wallis, general manager Michael Buck and team have supplied plants for RHS Chelsea, Hampton Court, Malvern and many other prestigious shows for years, and we are delighted that this year they’ve found […]
March 30, 2016

London Stone and our ‘Greening Grey Britain’ Garden

  London Stone and our RHS Chelsea ‘Greening Grey Britain’ Garden? We always appreciate working with a partner business that has the same energy and enthusiasm for their work as our studio has. And this is our experience of working with London Stone. No matter the intricacy of our requests, nothing is ever a problem for their bespoke department. We have developed close ties and […]
March 17, 2016

The Outdoor Room building our RHS ‘Greening Grey Britain’ Garden at RHS Chelsea 2016

  We at Ann-Marie Powell Gardens are delighted to be the designers of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Official ‘Greening Grey Britain’ garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Click to continue reading… We take pride in every garden that we build, and our garden for the hosts of the world’s greatest flower show will be no exception. With years of experience working with the […]
March 1, 2016

Garden gifts for Mum

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, in fact it’s THIS SUNDAY (in case you weren’t aware). Let’s face it, there’s only one day in the year when Mothers are celebrated up and down the country, and they really do deserve a bit of pampering. So click continue reading to get a few garden gift ideas… You can do it the traditional way and say […]
February 1, 2016

RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plants

    There’s excitment in the studio today as we are another week closer to RHS Chelsea Flower Show!  13 weeks until we start building the RHS Health, Happiness and Horticulture garden and our friends at Hortus Loci have already started to gather our plants together. 
November 4, 2015

The autumn tidy up

With autumn half term over it’s a good point to get the garden ready for winter. Look after your garden now and it will look great for you next summer. An autumn tidy up eases your garden into a state of hibernation, allowing it to rest, recuperate and summon up the energy to shine again next year. To find out how click ‘Continue reading’ below… […]
October 13, 2015
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Eating Humble Pie

I just came by one of Ann-Marie’s old musings in our archives and thought I’ll share it. It reminded me of how Beth Chatto read The Well Tempered Garden by Christopher Lloyd and discovered his dislike of the same plant. Beth Chatto wrote to Christopher, he invited her for lunch and it lead to a lifelong friendship. Where do you fall in this (apparently) charged question?..   […]
October 9, 2015

Outdoor fireplaces

  As autumn draws in a fireplace can transform the garden, and a gardener’s spirits, after dark. To find out which fireplace would best suit you, click ‘continue reading’ tab below. Photo of a Kadai fire pit; At Ann-Marie Powell Gardens we like to use the garden all year round! These outdoor fireplaces turn terraces into dramatic open-air living rooms – places for friends […]