Naturally Designed by Nigel

It was a real pleasure for me on Wed 6 Dec to accompany Nigel on a trip to Balclutha to visit the new subdivision named Plantation Heights with which he's involved through his company Growplan. Nigel is a Landscape Architect, based in Dunedin and actively working through Otago and Southland, and further afield by arrangement.... Continue Reading →


Giving Beauty Space and Time. Guest Post by Nigel Cowburn

Any aesthetic experience which leads to a loss of sense of self, a stepping out of time and just being - this is beauty to me. We speak of being absorbed in an experience and it's as if our self - right down to the molecules - is blending with what we encounter. Blending into... Continue Reading →

What is Sustainability really?

Nigel, my husband and Landscape Architect, has published his first discussion-type post on the blog he's recently started. He discusses the meaning of Sustainability and establishes a framework for future posts. To read his post click here -->   What is Sustainability really?   Posted by Exploring Colour (2017)

Introducing SO (Landscape Architect)

Introducing "SO", my husband, who's taken a fair few of the photos I've posted. Nigel is the sort of LA who's really interested in gardens and plants. As far as his practice is concerned, he's working hard on building his client base in the agricultural sector, working with other agricultural researchers and farmer clients. He... Continue Reading →

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