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Digitalis purpurea

Providing striking colour and architectural height to borders, Digitalis purpurea, commonly known as Common Foxglove, was an obvious choice to us when designing the garden beds at our Camberwell project. [...]

September 9th, 2017|

East Malvern Project

Last August we began construction on our East Malvern project. Our clients asked us to design a beautiful and functional rear garden to transform what was almost a blank canvas into [...]

August 15th, 2017|

A garden for a mill house

Arne Maynard is an award-winning garden designer who shares similar design aesthetics to our team here at Ian Barker Gardens.Central to Arne Maynard’s work as a garden designer is his [...]

August 14th, 2017|

Acer ‘Norwegian Sunset’

Sheer beauty is just one of the many reasons the Acer ‘Norwegian Sunset’ was chosen as a feature tree at our Malvern project.The Acer is an attractive medium-sized deciduous ornamental [...]

August 13th, 2017|

Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty'

With its earthly tones, dark copper-red daisy-like flowers and dark brown centres, it’s little wonder this beauty was chosen to feature in our Southgate project.The flowers are produced en masse [...]

July 12th, 2017|

Southgate Project

We promised closure and here it is!Back in 2016 we highlighted our Southgate project nearing completion. We were commissioned to design and construct the garden area surrounding 28 luxurious executive [...]

July 11th, 2017|

A hillside gypsy

Bernard Trainor has been a team favourite here at Ian Barker Gardens for some time now. His ability to marry the functionality of a garden with its beauty is extraordinary. [...]

July 10th, 2017|

A living work of art

 Inspired by vintage hanging plant holders, Angie Johnson of Norwegian Wood worked with a small metalworking company in Los Angeles to create these modern black and white hanging planters.Featuring a [...]

July 9th, 2017|