Planting the Seed

Our Story

News

To coincide with the launch of our new online magazine Planting the Seed, we thought it would be a good time for Stuart to share a bit about our story and motivation behind the company.

Costing the Earth?

Nature

The Garden Landscapers was born partly out of a desire to protect and improve our natural environment.

We’re Hiring an Apprentice Landscaper

News

Calling soul searchers, career changers, makers, craftspeople, learners and garden lovers, If you are looking to find a soulful, creative and varied career, we are looking to hire an apprentice Landscaper to become a part of our ambitious team.

We’re Hiring a Skilled Landscaper

News

If you are a skilled landscaper looking to find soulful, and varied work, we are looking to hire a skilled Landscaper to become a part of our creative and supportive team.

Naturalistic planting table for year round colour

Design

We are pleased to share one of our favourite naturalistic planting tables. Our thoughtful approach to naturalistic gardening seeks to understand the habits of individual plants and how they can be grown to compliment each other. Download your guide here.

Botanical Illustration of a soft pink Geranium macrorrhizum

July Plant Hero

Nature

Geranium macrorrhizum “Ingwesren’s Variety”. is our naturalistic planting hero for this month. These low maintenance, all-rounder plants are incredibly tough despite their lovely gentle appearance. They help prevent weed growth and flower in soft pink for half the year.

Charcoal making incinerator smoking in an area of Sussex Chestnut Coppice woodland

Sweet Chestnut Wood

Craft

Our material Hero this month is Sweet Chestnut. We like to source our materials locally wherever we can and thanks to hundreds of acres of Coppice Woodland in Kent and Sussex, Sweet Chestnut has become oneof our favourite sustainable materials available locally.

Out of the Valley

Craft

We imagine experiencing one of these cabins would ground you in a moment you wouldn’t want to leave. 

For the Calendar – July

Inspire

Some notable dates and events throughout July.

Close up of Powder blue butterfly on grass

Naturalistic planting for Butterflies and Moths

Nature

Naturalistic planting is a great way to encourage Butterflies and Moths by providing shelter, nectar and caterpillar food. Some of our favourite nectar plants include Forget-Me-Not, Allium, Red Campion, Salvia, Verbena bonariensis and Hemp Agrimony.

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