Cornish Wildflowers: Things popping up in May

May is such a wonderful month the weather is mild and the verges along the Camel trail are smothered with Cornish wildflowers.   Although this Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata) is commonly seen as the scourge of any lawn.  How beautiful and architectural it... read more

Pro Landscaper magazine features Riverside

Pro Landscaper magazine featured our Riverside project this month.  Great to see our work in such a well respected industry magazine.  The article includes a layout plan and visualisations of the large contemporary terrace and naturalistic wildflower-rich lower... read more

Homes and Gardens features our second SGD win

Homes and Gardens April 2016 issue included a detailed article covering the winners of the Society of Garden Designers 2015 awards.  Jo Midwinter Garden Design was featured alongside the other eminent winners such as Joe Swift, James Basson, Charlotte Rowe and... read more

Birmingham – Architecture and planting

A long awaited visit to Birmingham gave a chance to enjoy some of the new architecture and planting on show.  Top of the agenda was a trip to the Library of Birmingham designed by Dutch architects Mecanoo. There on the roof terrace a single beautifully placed Chinese... read more

Society of Garden Designers Award Winner 2015

Jo Midwinter Garden & Landscape design is an SGD award winner for the second year in a row!  The Society of Garden Designers 2015 awards were presented by Joe Swift at the Landmark Hotel on Friday.   It was particularly special to win the Paper Landscapes Award in... read more

Homes and Gardens magazine features us!

Homes and Gardens magazine is featuring Jo Midwinter Garden Design in their September issue! ‘The Future is Green’ is a three page article looking at up and coming garden designers.  It includes an in-depth interview with Jo about her SGD award, her... read more

Hauser and Wirth – A lesson in planting by Piet Oudolf

Its really good to finally find time to review some of the gardens I have visited this year and to learn from some of the planting genius on show.  In mid-September The garden at the Hauser and Wirth gallery lived up to all expectations and is certainly the work of a... read more

Tremenheere – Sculpture in an exotic landscape

The view of the sky from  Tewlwolow Kernow makes it a stunning contemplative space.  This underground elliptical domed chamber is one of many exciting sculptural works at Tremenheere.  However Tremenheere is not just about sculpture, it’s winding pathways take... read more

SGD 2015 awards finalist – great news!

So pleased to be a SGD 2015 awards finalist  for the ‘Riverside’ project.  The winners will be announced at and awards dinner in January 2016.  So many great designers in the list of finalists. Riverside is a design for a contemporary coastal home,... read more