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Planters For The Queen

Comments (0)Published by Karen Sawyer on May 26 2016 11:43 in Exterior Landscaping | Floristry | General | GRP Planters | Interior Design | Interior Landscaping | Landscape Architecture
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The RHS have presented The Queen with Livingreen Design planters for her 90th Birthday. This week at RHS Chelsea flower show. The planters and the plants are out on display on their garden that was designed by Ann-Marie Powell. 


 

They chose the BLOB planters because of the beautiful and unusual shape. Each planter has been planted with a tree and will be sent to Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Sandringham and Balmoral. To celebrate we are offering a massive 25% off this range until the end of June so we can all enjoy the birthday celebrations.


 

Livingreen Design have had a fantastic time working with Ann-Marie Powell and the finishing touches to her amazing garden and the great scheme of Greening Grey Britain. We also manufactured a brand new product, ‘The Planter Seat’ this was a great hit at Chelsea this year. We are sure, even admired by The Queen herself. 

The planter seat won’t be out of place in a garden, roof terrace or Interior office break out area or atrium. To celebrate all the launch of these planters we have a very special introductory offer. Call Karen today to discuss your requirements.

As with all Livingreen Design products, you choose the colour and finish and they will be handmade just for you. 

Livingreen team up with Nieuwkoop Europe

Comments (0)Published by Louise Scott on February 8 2016 11:05 in Exterior Landscaping | Floristry | General | GRP Planters | Interior Design | Interior Landscaping | Landscape Architecture
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Livingreen Design are delighted to announce that as from today 8th February 2016, Nieuwkoop Europe BV are appointed as European Distributer for the entire Livingreen range of planters and landscape products.

 

Nieuwkoop will be holding a substantial stock of selected products including the popular Curvy, UNC, Blob and Holey Design ranges all available for immediate dispatch anywhere in Europe and beyond.

 

All the Nieuwkoop sales team (pictured) have received full product training from Livingreen Sales Director, Karen Sawyer, and are ready to help you with any queries, including enquiries for bespoke planters and projects.

 

 

Commenting on the news, Karen Sawyer said “We are so pleased to be represented by Nieuwkoop in this key market, joining our other distributers 22 Degres, Grow Design and Planters Horticulture LLC who continue their great work in France, the Nordic countries and the Middle East respectively. We hope that Nieuwkoop’s stockholding will make the Livingreen range more accessible to the many customers who would like to specify Livingreen but cannot always wait for it to be manufactured to order.”


 

The Livingreen brand continues to go from strength to strength with an all new brochure due out in March which will feature the most exciting new planter ranges on the market, including many seat/planter options as well as updates to our greenwall and new mobile greenwall divider solutions.

 

Don’t miss out on your copy of this incredible new resource for both interior and exterior landscapers. Pre order your free copy now by contacting our distributers or clicking here and we will add you to the priority list for first copy dispatch.

Environmentally Friendly Planters

Comments (0)Published by Louise Scott on January 22 2016 11:28 in Exterior Landscaping | Floristry | General | GRP Planters | Interior Design | Interior Landscaping | Landscape Architecture
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Are your clients looking for some environmentally sound products? 
Thats why Livingreen Design are a perfect fit for you. 
*Made from recycled glass
*very small part of the product is plastic
*You can be assured of good working conditions for the people who manufacture them. 
*Very good carbon footprint as they just have to go from us to you. 
*All products are made to order, just for you. Not stored in huge warehouses.
*Products can be recycled at the end of their life 
So, choose Livingreen Design. 
https://www.livingreendesign.com/

Bespoke Dhow Buxus Hedge Planters

Comments (0)Published by Louise Scott on November 11 2015 08:07 in Exterior Landscaping | General | GRP Planters | Interior Design | Interior Landscaping | Landscape Architecture
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Last year we released some new and exciting planter ranges – the largest of these ranges in variants of sizes and for the largest planter available is the Dhow. We had an order for 3 of our Dhow6 planters, these are highly impressive in size in their own right - 1830x400x775mm, and to make the planters even more exciting we were required to add some bespoke buxus hedges to the planters. The colour of the planters were required to be kept simple so that they could be used in order to work with the natural environment that they’re in, not detract from it. The buxus hedge was created using a glass fibre frame so that it would be strong, stable and wouldn’t rot away. We finished 2 planters in our textured brilliant white and the final planter in our textured jet black. Each planter was filled up on site with weighting so that these boats wouldn’t rock!


 

 

 


Once the planters were installed we took a visit to take some photographs of the bespoke hedge planters in position of some of these lovely new homes. We think that these planters bring a great sense of elegance and style to the environment. We are happy with the final results of these planters and believe that these hedges bring an extra special element to the final site’s design – the contractor is delighted with the final planters as they believe they incredibly well manufactured and capture the branding style of their client down to a tee!


 

 

 

Bespoke Buxus Hedge Boxes For External Seating Area

Comments (0)Published by Louise Scott on November 3 2015 03:54 in Exterior Landscaping | General | GRP Planters | Interior Design | Interior Landscaping | Landscape Architecture
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Back in June we were asked by a local landscaping company, to supply them with some bespoke artificial hedging that they required to complete an ongoing job that they were in the midst of. They created 30 bespoke boxes which were to fit into the pergola that they manufactured themselves to fit into the exterior patio space at the restaurant.

 

 

We were supplied with the boxes in which we needed to fit a bespoke buxus hedging system to the top of them. We created glass fibre tops, this is the best way to be sure that they will last and not collapse or rot away, in which the hedging could be attached to – each hedge was only 20cm tall but they sure make an impact when finished and attached to the boxes.

Once the job was installed by the contractors, we went to see the finished job and take some pictures of the hedges in all of their glory. We loved creating these mini hedges and how something so small managed to bring something so large together. We always revel in having new bespoke projects to create especially when the results are so good and the main thing is, the client is delighted.