Increasingly, we seek to design ecological gardens which benefit both our environment and clients' well-being. In doing so, we infuse native floras into biodiverse frameworks with natural materials, recyclability, smart water management, organic maintenance and extensive species conservation. Such a sound environmental mindset facilitates thriving, long-term wildlife habitats, and elevates a site's natural beauty, while positively encouraging a meaningful connection between a home and surrounding ecosystems. This process not only sustains a deep sense of accomplishment, but also endorses our collective responsibility for crucial species preservation in a wiser, thoroughly beautiful approach for creating enduring, enchanting gardens – evocative of their place.
Design & Words: Amir Schlezinger
Location: North London N20. Garden: 0.5-acre. Ecology: composting, recycling, organic cultivation, solely native plants, wildlife habitats, biodiverse meadows, fruit trees. Design elements: natural stone walls, fire pit, log storage, family play areas, specimen trees, patio gardens.
Location: Uttlesford, North Essex CB11. Garden: 5 hectares. Ecology: ecological wildlife habitats, native trees, orchard, herb and kitchen gardens, recycled local materials. Design elements: grassland, coastal and woodland environments, indigenous hedges, stone walling.
Location: Northern Italy. Garden: 2 acres. Ecology: reed filter beds, rainwater harvesting, organic horticulture, wildlife-friendly plant species, native trees and hedges. Design elements: slope grading with 20,000 plants, natural biodiversity environments, nectar-rich floras.
Location: Central London EC1. Garden: 65sqm. Ecology: insect, bird and butterfly ecosystems, organic minimal maintenance, herb, kitchen and fruit gardens. Design elements: all-year-round flora interest, native species, biodiverse planting scheme, natural recyclable materials.
St Katharine Docks
Location: London E1. Garden: 70sqm. Ecology: extended flowering season for bees and butterflies, natural pest and disease control. Design elements: native trees and ground cover, interspersed with a broad range of universal wildlife-friendly flora from diverse biota.
Location: London EC1N. Garden: 75sqm. Ecology: composting, wormery, beehive, nematode use, organic feeding. Design elements: 75 unique species with 60 percent indigenous plants, forming extended seasonal interest to sustain wildlife biomes, including fruits, berries and nuts.