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In OxHomes Spring 2018 magazine Susan Dunstall reveals how to create a quintessential English cottage garden, no matter where you live.
To coincide with International Women's Day, Susan Dunstall features in the March 2018 issue of OX Magazine to talk about why there's no better time of year to get inspiration from Mother Nature and how you too can kick-start something creative.
Plants bring the garden alive linking the house with the garden and the garden with nature. But to get the right combination of plants that evoke an emotional response to get that wow factor - there is much to consider. Susan Dunstall gives tips on how to design a garden using the right planting combinations.
Susan Dunstall is delighted to be sponsoring an event at ChipLitFest 2016 for the second year running, this time for the Alys Fowler talk on 24th April.
Guest blog post from Katie at The Pot Company on the versatility, resilience and durability of Corten Steel - ideal for garden design projects...
For something beautiful in the depths of winter, nothing beats the quick waft of fragrance as you walk in your garden; winter-flowering shrubs are usually tiny and much less conspicuous than the blousy flowers of summer.
As autumn fades into winter and the first sharp frost arrives, here are some tips from garden designer Susan Dunstall for identifying those trees which define our winter skyline.
When you are looking to create a planting bed from a muddy blank canvas, the task can seem utterly daunting. Here, garden designer Susan Dunstall offers some expert advice…
Ever wondered how you could best create a garden with a piece of outdoor sculpture as a focal point? Susan Dunstall gives you a few tips from the garden design trade...
Susan Dunstall gives some tips and tricks for how to get the best out of a sloping or terraced garden.
The build for Chelsea Flower Show 2015 has begun and here are a few photos of what the first week on site for David Harber's sculpture garden looked like.
As a garden designer, Susan Dunstall has long been a fan of using sculpture as a focal point in a garden. She is therefore delighted to be supporting Oxfordshire's Sculpture in the Garden 2015 exhibition as a sponsor, which is being held at Bothy Vineyard across weekends in May and June.
A stylish video which showcases the David Harber sculpure garden at the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Designed by Susan Dunstall, Sarah Naybour & Paul Ridley.
Susan Dunstall and team start the build for David Harber's sculpture garden at the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
With the announcement that David Harber will be showcasing his new sculpture at Chelsea Flower Show in 2014, Susan Dunstall is very much looking forward to working with David again on his sculpture garden at the show.
Susan Dunstall gives us some tips and tricks for designing a herb garden for year round use.
A clever choice of bulbs in your planting scheme can mean a succession of colour for most of the year.
Who says gardens are boring in Winter? Many English gardens look amazing all year round because they have a good green architecture as the backbone of the garden. You only have to think of the solid yew hedges in many large country gardens used to divide the garden into ‘rooms’. Places such as Hidcote, the Arts and Crafts garden near Chipping Campden, typifies this style of design.
How do you go about designing with grasses and choosing ones that work for you? They can be beautiful and so effective when used properly, either on their own or mixed in with perennials. Any garden with a little wind cries out for grasses – the graceful movement and gentle noise add a unique element.
Take a tour round the award-winning Chelsea Flower Show 2013 garden from sculptor David Harber, featuring a garden design from Ridley Dunstall Naybour.