Posts Tagged ‘Cleve West’

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – The M&G Garden

0 Written by Lisa on 23rd May 2016 in Inspiration

RHS Chelsea 2016 M&G Garden Lisa Cox

I spent a very inspiring day at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show today.  My feet are still aching, but when I got back and downloaded my photographs, it was clear that the M&G Garden had a struck a chord with me this year as I went back three times!

Pool and Forest Pennant paving M&G Garden 2016 Lisa Cox

Cleve West’s gardens are always so brilliantly put together and look as though they’ve always been there.  The garden this year resonated I think because of its wild feel.  In fact I took a lot of inspiration for my own garden.

M&G Garden Cleve West RHS Chelsea 2016 Lisa Cox

So I thought it fitting to share these photographs with you first although there will of course be much more to follow over the course of the week.

M&G Garden Pennant Stone RHS Chelsea 2016 Lisa Cox

Cleve West M&G Garden RHS Chelsea 2016 Lisa Cox

The paving actually came from the Forest of Dean, my closest quarry where coincidentally I have just sourced the stone for my project in Monmouth.  So it was particularly good to see it in the context of a garden.

M&G Garden RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 Lisa Cox Cobbled pathway M&G Garden RHS Chelsea 2016 Lisa Cox

The stone work was gorgeous too, especially the bottom of the pool which was lined with cobbles.

Planting around pool M&G Garden 2016 Lisa Cox

The inspiration for the garden came from Cleve’s love of the rugged landscape of South West England.

M&G Garden 2016 RHS Chelsea Lisa Cox

I loved the timber wall at the back of the garden too…this has given me some ideas for our kitchen – amazing when inspiration strikes!

RHS Chelsea 2016 Cleve West's M&G Garden Lisa Cox

Planting in M&G Garden Lisa Cox Designs RHS Chelsea 2016

Definitely one of my favourites!


(Images: Lisa Cox)

RHS Chelsea 2014 – The M&G Garden & one or two others

0 Written by Lisa on 23rd May 2014 in Inspiration

M&G Garden RHS Chelsea 2014 Lisa Cox Designs

I hope you’ve been enjoying my coverage of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014.  To round off the main show gardens I thought I’d show you some images of the M&G Garden, designed by Cleve West, and also a couple of other images from some of the gardens that I haven’t featured in full. Read more

A visit to Orchard Dene Nursery

0 Written by Lisa on 17th Jul 2012 in From the drawing board

You may or may not be aware that I coordinate my local “Cluster Group” for the Society of Garden Designers (SGD).  It’s a peer network group for members of the SGD and each month we either invite a speaker, choose a topic to discuss or make a visit somewhere. Read more

Lisa Cox Welcome

I specialise in helping families to turn their gardens into an extension of their home and into a space that can be used and enjoyed all year round.

read more >

Sign up to the Newsletter
Thank you for signing up.
Let me create the Right Garden For you click here >
Find me elsewhere

Websites by Flourish, Guildford, Surrey