Plant & Gardening Advice
With a life-long passion for plants, gardens, the landscape and about 30 years professional experience, Caradoc Doy NDH is well-placed to give honest and valued advice on a wide range of gardening challenges. This may include design ideas, planting plans or opinion on appropriate positioning of trees and shrubs, taking into account choosing the best plants for your situation, maintenance requirements and aspect.
Caradoc was trained at Bicton College of Agriculture and Pershore College of Horticulture (achieving a National Diploma in Horticulture) before embarking on a career in the nursery and gardening trade. Over the years he has designed and maintained many gardens and has also created a number of award-winning plant exhibits including the Chelsea Flower Show and the Devon County Show. In this time he has gained a wide knowledge of plants.
Sound Advice will:
- Save you money
- Control Maintenance Costs
- May increase the value of your property
- Enhance your garden
- Create a special environment
- Help deal with a challenging environment
Choose the right plants which will flourish in your garden space. Rather than struggling with inappropriate plants for your garden, possibly purchased on impulse, which may not be suitable for the site where they have been planted or may be too vigorous. These could now be taking over and costing you a good deal of maintenance to control.
Careful choice of plants to reduce maintenance costs.
Consideration of choice plants to enhance the setting of a property and provide all-year-round interest could well pay off dividends when it comes to place your property on the market.
Selecting appropriate plants to help you to enjoy your outdoor space throughout the seasons.
For example, be careful selection of specific plants such as a range of fragrant plants, wildlife-friendly plants or plants for flower-arranging.
Carefully choosing plants which particular tolerances will help to enable gardens to survive or even flourish in challenging seaside conditions, dry, wet, shady, or nutrient-poor soils present their own particular difficulties for establishing plants.
Please contact Caradoc if you would like further details of his rates and availability.
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Last updated 23rd March 2017