Meet Phil

I’ve many years of gardening experience, in my own time at first, following in my Grandad's footsteps. Then 9 years working for various landscaping and arboculturalist companies before going self employed just over 5 years ago. Read more...

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Robin on plantpot

Seed sowings speed up from this month on - what will you sow? If you were only to try one plant, how about a chilli? Read More.

Phil's Portrait by Brock Elbank

I've been shot by Brock Elbank for a series of 80 portraits of people sporting impressive and interesting facial hair that will go on display at Somerset House, central London, in March. Read More.


Pea plantQuite often seen as an alternative approach to gardening, permaculture may be soon be the most sensible approach. Read more...

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J Pepler - Lansdown

"I’m not sure if it’s 2 or 3 years since Phil first started doing my garden. I found him online when I was looking for someone to do gardening and I liked what I read. What I needed was a strong man to tackle the heavy stuff like digging out overrun flower beds, removing a hedge, strimming weeds and lawn edges, clearing up dead garden refuse and taking away larger stuff such as tree prunings. Then there is the gutter clearing, which means being up a ladder, and pruning climbers such as wisteria. I can’t do that. I’m pleased with what Phil does and have recommended him to neighbours."