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...

Latest News, Views & Tips

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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Jude Harris

"I was handed Phil’s name by a friend who had used his services and was very satisfied with them. For the last 5 years he has been cutting my garden hedge - Leylandii -  which is not an easy job. He has kept the hedge in order and helped me by gradually reducing its height. He cuts the hedge with care, then tidies up and clears away the trimmings, and is very pleasant to deal with. I would be happy to recommend him to anyone else."