On the occasion of enjoying a sunny day in our wonderful garden we
thought we’d write you a quick thank-you email.
We really absolutely love
the garden. Our highlights are the “parent-deterrent” monkey bars; the green
roof for the Wendy house; the polished stones; but most impressively the big
round steps from the house (when everyone else we spoke to suggested decking),
which everybody is in awe of! You really listened to what we wanted, went away
to think about it, and came back with a brilliant design!
philosophy chimes with our own thinking. Also, we had dreaded the actual work
taking place, but to our great surprise it turned out to be sheer joy!
new garden has had a profound effect on our home life: everyone suddenly wants
to spend lots of time in the garden! The children love the little features you
designed in for them: the dens, monkey bars, the “secret path” behind the tree,
…. This had meant we have been more active than before. All of us have
discovered the joys of outdoor dining, although our tendency towards eating in
the garden is now so strong that we had to run for emergency shelter from the
elements more than once. The washing line works a treat. And we now feel like
we can invite the kids’ friends to come round and play in our new garden without
In a small but enthusiastic way, we have all become
gardeners. We have enjoyed our first home-grown fruit and veg, and our latest
achievement is a tiny pond (actually a washing-up bowl) that a frog moved
Bea’s frog pond
Finally, it has been a tough year for us in other ways and the new
garden has helped to balance that out. Thank you from us all. Your garden has
somehow made us feel that the weather has been good this summer. The only
downside is that Ana has found weeding therapeutic and can spend many a happy 15
minutes being distracted by it when she should be doing something more
A, B, G and J.
A garden that has changed how the clients Live!