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Shapely Pond – 1 Year On

Here are the latest photos of the 'Shapely Pond' we built last year for a client off Dalkeith Road, as part of a garden designed by New Dimensions. It is looking good surrounded by the spring green of the lawn with all the filtration that keeps...

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...

Gabion Wall Construction

The gabion wall construction in West Lothian has started. The baskets are filled with a facing layer of sandstone from CED, then backfilled with a conventional quarry stone for gabions. Once finished this retaining wall will hold up the soil banking behind it. It makes a really...

Huntercombe Hospital Garden, West Lothian, built by Water Gems, designed by Carolyn Grohmann


Water Gems have once again become BALI award winners.  The British Association of Landscape Industries awards ceremony takes place every December with a champagne reception followed by a sumptuous lunch. This year Nick and Annie, Robin, Struan, Hubert and Kenny will head down to the ceremony...