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espalier apples alliums and box 1
Oct 1
Oct 1

Wednesday walls – espalier apples, alliums and box…

Tweet Today on Wednesday walls we are giving you a very brief peek at our new studio, which is finally taking shape and will be open very soon for the Brighton Eco Open Houses tours in the middle of this month. It is an old public toilet that we have converted into a new design […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

SPOTTED – the first winter violas – chocolate cake with edible flowers…

Tweet We had a day off yesterday for the Bank Holiday, when, of course, it rained, but at the weekend we had our village fair in the dappled sunshine which was excellent. It is lovely to meet up with neighbours and friends and have a good old chat on the village green with a slice […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

SPOTTED – structures in Arundel Castle Gardens…

Tweet Last week we had a very rare day off to visit Arundel Castle for the medieval tournament (which was fantastic) but as well as watching the most magnificent jousting and sword fighting, we also had a very lovely tour of the gardens. We have already spoken about the inspired allium and lavender planting combination […]

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hookie
Jul 0
Jul 0

SPOTTED – the Hookie Planter…

Tweet We do love a bit of internal planting here on the Ecospot, especially when it is hanging planting. Plants really can make the space come alive, plus it can help to soften an otherwise hard interior design scheme, especially if you are going down the industrial styled route, as we often are. Add in […]

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allium and lavender
Jul 0
Jul 0

SPOTTED – alliums and lavender…

Tweet Lavender is one of those plants which we use a great deal in our landscape design schemes as it ticks multiple boxes. It is beautifully scented, has great all year round structure, is great for bees, is edible and is generally very hardy. What’s not to like really. Plus, you can get it in […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

join us on our Chelsea Fringe edible city foraging walk this saturday…

Tweet Hello everyone. Apologies for the few posts that have disappeared over the past few days, we have been experiencing a bit of a tech melt down… but, we are still here (actually, we are in Berlin at present with Fixperts, but more of that next week) and we will also be getting ready for […]

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May 0
May 0

Monday musings – this years Chelsea Fringe event announced…

Tweet Well, well, well. Where exactly has this year gone? We honestly cannot believe that it is a year since we did our Edible City foraging walk for the Chelsea Fringe festival last year. So – what are we planning on doing this year Another Edible City foraging walk, but this year, we are planning […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

wednesday walls – a hexagon based wall trellis…

Tweet oooh goodness. We have a bit of a thing for the hexagon here at the Ecospot. The love of hex is something that we have written about a few times, with hexagonal wall tiles, floor tiles, seating and all sorts featuring at various times both here and on our studio wish list. But now, […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

weekend colour inspiration – purples, greens and seeds…

Tweet As it is now officially the start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, we are looking to the garden today for a bit of our weekend colour inspiration with a smattering of purples and greens. Now, this little selection is part of the basis for the new planting we are having at the front […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Wednesday walls – green walls from plastic bottles…

Tweet Today on Wednesday walls we are looking at a little bit of guerrilla gardening, with this fantastic pop up wall garden, which was installed at a home by Brazilian design studio Rosenbaum to help the underprivileged family gain direct access to food and medicinal herbs. We love this idea – we have written before […]

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