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Vialii Review of 2019

As the teen years near their end and we look forward to the roaring 20s, it’s the perfect time to look at the year just passed and remember the highlights (and some sadder times too.) Here’s the Vialii Review of 2019… Garden of the Year Asking us to choose our…Read More

A colourful parasol will create a cool vibe in your garden

Vialii Guide to Christmas Gardening Gifts 2019

It’s the countdown to the Big Day so it’s time to get some thoughtful gifts for your loved ones. As always, we have pulled together a few of our favourites to suit the different budgets and loved ones in your lives. Here’s the Vialii guide to Chritmas gardening gifts 2019……Read More

Three ceramic planters look great grouped together providing year round interest

Top of the Pots

As garden designers, it’s important for us to consider all potential features in gardens and which work best with a client’s brief. From pergolas and water features to garden sculpture and lighting, there are many elements to consider and every brief and garden is unique. One of the features we…Read More

This was our favourite gate. It has a retro sun-burst design which we love and reminds us of our own garden gates...

The Garden Gates of Nairn

On our recent holiday to Nairn in Morayshire we couldn’t help but notice the wide and wonderful array of garden gates there. A lot of thought has been put into their garden gates, reflecting their styles and passions. As garden designers, we love it when people think about the details…Read More

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3 Ways To Help Wildlife This Winter

The clocks have changed, the frosts have arrived and Strictly is well under way. It can only mean one thing – winter is creeping ever closer! And whilst we can snuggle indoors with our central heating and cosy PJs, life’s not quite as comfortable for some of our garden friends.…Read More

The signature piece in the Playful Garden - Brodie Bunny!

Garden Visit: Brodie Castle & Playful Garden

We had the absolute pleasure of staying in Nairn last week for the school’s October break. Nearby lies Brodie Castle, so with membership cards in hand, we scooted along the road to see what we would discover in our latest NTS adventure… Dog Friendly As you would expect, our focus…Read More

Our skilled in-house landscaping team can follow your garden design exactly

How Does The Garden Design Process Work?

Most of the potential clients who contact us have never had a garden designed before and have no idea how it all works. We appreciate what a daunting thought it can be so we thought we would explain how our garden design process works… Initial garden design consultation When you…Read More

The Burts at Culzean Castle and Country Park

Garden Visit: Culzean Castle & Country Park

We recently spent a week on the lovely Ayrshire Coast and decided to visit Culzean Castle & Country Park, especially as it is both dog and child friendly, a must for us these days. We have been to Culzean before but not for quite some time so we were looking…Read More


Garden Visit: Cragside

Northumberland has been a regular retreat for us in recent years – the beautiful beaches have won over our hearts and Noodle the Cockapoo became an immediate fan on her visit this summer. This year we decided to revisit a garden we first went to 6 years ago, and we…Read More

Brodick Castle Gardens

Guest Blog: Garden Visit to Brodick Castle and Gardens

Our lovely friends The Robertsons recently visited Arran and kindly gave us a review of Brodick Castle and Gardens which we have been wanting to visit for a while. Here’s what they thought of it… “We recently spent a few days on the beautiful island of Arran as part of…Read More

Our "new" furniture fits perfectly on our wee balcony

Garden Furniture Makeover

If you know anything about us then you will know we love a wee makeover project and saving things from landfill and giving them a new lease of life. Let’s face it we’ll all get a bit old and rusty one day but we’re not ready for the rubbish heap…Read More

Planting Dicksonia antartctica is a great way to make a bold statement in your garden

Garden Trends for 2019

Gardening used to have a reputation for being boring and something people do when they retire. These days it is trendy to spend more time outdoors and use your garden as an extra room. So we have our (green) fingers on the pulse and have brought you the big garden…Read More

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