January 2018

Nesting Wrens

Nesting Wrens

One of our clients has a house martin nest under their porch. In the winter it is used by wrens to sleep in  and a whole bunch of wrens have been using it during the recent cold nights. You can see it takes them about 10...

Inveresk Garden

Inveresk Village

Chris and Michael have been doing a good job on this project in Inveresk village, outside of Edinburgh. Designed by Carolyn Grohmann, this small courtyard  has lots of tricky  detail with fanned granite setts, reclaimed Yorkshire flagstones, black slate, paving, Corten steel, and pebbles set into...

Monday Morning Talks

Monday Mornings

We thought we'd share the joys of winter Monday mornings at the Water Gems yard. This is one of our tool box talks - in this case Nick Easterbrook discussing with everyone about securing loads on vans, maximum weights and other important issues. Given the ladders,...