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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Lorna Young, Manchester

What can I say Phil? Professional, skilled and amazing to watch the speed and accuracy on the monster of a tree you took down in my garden. You were like a clockwork tree monkey. You took care and attention to the surroundings and were always right on cue in judging where the logs were going to land. The garden was left tidy and everyone involved was more than happy with your work.