Water

Milngavie Pond Naturalisation Project

We have just started a naturalisation project on a rather bleak public pond in Milngavie. The idea is to create beds full of soil and then plant with lots of native aquatic marginal plants. Prior to work starting we had assumed we could drive stakes...

Dunfermline Garden

https://youtu.be/TW23DLXybuU We're delighted to share a recent video of a spectacular garden we built in 2016, which has continued to flourish since then. Above this sloping site is a Victorian villa with stunning views out towards the Forth Bridges, Edinburgh and beyond. We wanted the garden to...

Wetland for COP26

We are in Glasgow working on a very exciting project at the Glasgow Science Centre ahead of COP26 in November. We are transforming the space by the IMAX in Pacific Quay into a vibrant wetland and boardwalk. Planting beds have been constructed and planting has started with...

Callendar Park

The reflective properties of water illustrated by a pond we dug for Froglife in Callendar Park, Falkirk last winter. Apart from reflecting the sky, the trees and the local architecture it will be a great frog spawning pond too.          ...

Small pond and cascade

As well as large ponds and pools, Water Gems build many smaller ponds and cascades and this is a great example of these projects.  Finished in August of this year, the project was a complete rebuild of an existing pond in a garden in Fife. Using...

Wildlife Pond

In the winter of 2019, Stuart and the team built this stunning wildlife pond on an estate in Perthshire. It sits within the beautiful garden designed by Carolyn Grohmann of Secret Gardens Design, alongside a new build house designed by Lorn Macneal Architects' Sula McEwan. The pond...

‘I do’

We have recently finished the renovation of this formal pond in Fife.  It was finished and ready in time for the big day! The boardwalk that we installed at Kay Park, in East Ayrshire, has also been used for wedding and wedding photos! Best Wishes to the...