Inveresk Village Garden

Designed by Carolyn Grohmann of Secret Gardens Designs, this small courtyard has lots of tricky detail with fanned granite setts, reclaimed Yorkshire flagstones, black slate, paving, Corten steel, and pebbles set into mortar being just a few of the elements of the project. A lead water...

Hermitage Drive Garden

Built in 2018 and designed by Carolyn Grohmann of Secret Gardens Designs, this garden near the Hermitage required a patio built to wrap around a large conservatory. New paving, stone walling and steps were installed along with a sunken patio area to allow the owners a...

Infinity Troughs

A note from Nick Benge, Water Gems’ founding director. . . "These are some of my favourite water features that we have done. I love the way the water surface sits higher than the edge of the trough and the curved meniscus edge to the water. ...

Edinburgh Pool

The brief here was to create a pool with clean lines, two waterfalls and a pool hut. The work was done over the winter of 2018/19 in some pretty bad weather and we discovered various underground services that were not on any drawings but the end...

The Elie Garden

This is the result of several weeks' hard work in the hot sunshine in July in beautiful Elie in Fife. Water Gems Foreman, Michael, led a team to realise the design of Carolyn Grohmann of Secret Gardens and transform a long, sloping back garden.  Using...