the twig garden design journal

for the love of gardens

All the current writing and news from twig garden design.

We write and talk about garden design, plants, planting design, gardens, our studio practice, and more.


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  • 26/04/21
    midlothian garden design

    We've just added this small garden project to our portfolio.

    The garden features a dining patio surrounded by a formal raised pond, angular slate paths and borders filled with wildlife friendly planting.

  • 29/01/21
    Tiny Edinburgh courtyard garden

    Not all of our projects are large. Here's a tiny courtyard garden we created for our clients after they extended their Edinburgh home a couple of years ago.

  • 20/01/21
    Midlothian garden design on video

    We were so pleased to find this video of one of our clients talking to our supplier Calendonian Horticulture about the new perennial garden we created for her.

  • 31/03/20
    round up! March 2020 - the lockdown edition

    Twig Garden Design's monthly round up of the best garden writing and plant writing on the internet.

    Inspiring reads to bring comfort and distraction.

  • 07/03/16
    Job Opportunity

    We’re looking for an enthusiastic, plant loving gardener to join our team planting and maintaining gardens in and around Edinburgh and central Scotland.

    Do you have a knack for keeping plants in great shape and gardens looking gorgeous?

    Do you have excellent plant identification skills and good horticultural knowledge and experience?

  • 01/05/15
    round up! - April 2015

    Twig Garden Design's monthly round up of the best garden writing and plant writing on the internet.

    April confused us with sunshine and snow but we were treated to a delightful mix of writing that looked forward to Chelsea and celebrated Hepaticas and Irish gardens.

  • 04/02/15
    round up! - January 2015

    Twig Garden Design's monthly round up of the best garden writing and plant writing on the internet.

    January was all about Cyclamen, awards and botanical art.

  • 01/10/14
    contemporary balcony garden

    Earlier this year we installed and planted a series of bespoke planters onto a balcony terrace garden in a modern apartment development in the heart of Edinburgh.

    We popped by last week to catch up with our clients and see how the garden was developing.

  • 02/03/14
    round up! - February 2014

    Twig Garden Design's monthly round up of the best garden writing and plant writing on the internet.

    This month we're naming the snowdrop, following Germaine Greer into the rainforest and enjoying some winter flowering loveliness.

  • 14/02/14
    I love you Piet

    A sweet little film about plantsman Piet Oudolf and his wife Anja by Yuiko Shigeta.

    Just the thing for Valentine's Day.

  • 31/08/13
    East Lothian garden design

    We've been busy in the studio working on this commission for a large garden design project in East Lothian.

  • 30/04/13
    a spring photo story
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