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Kevin Baumann wins Award for Premium Garden Design & Construction, Bewleys Hotel, Dublin

View back to raised seating area

The 2013 ALCI Landscape Awards Winners Announced  The Annual Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland (ALCI) Landscape Awards took place in the Thomas Prior Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin on 18th October and were presented by Tom Hayes T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for Horticulture at the Dept of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The awards, known as the Oscars of ... Read More »

Water Feature Including Waterfall, Koi Carp Pond and Beach, Bray, Co Wicklow

Waterfall and pond ror fish

On visiting this long rectangular garden which the owner had already transformed into a fine space, the client explained the improvements he would like us to undertake. This is the list we drew up: ·         Create psychological divide between garden and vegetable/glasshouse area ·         Install meandering gravel path through garden ·         Supply and create raised sleeper bed ·         Create mowing ... Read More »

Landscapers Contract and Garden Design in Crumlin, Dublin

There was very little in this garden to begin with. The aspect was North facing. We first surveyed the garden, met with the client and came up with the following brief. –    Low maintenance –    Garden lighting –    Seating area –    All year round interest –    Granite paving –   Open fire Armed with this brief our landscape designer came up ... Read More »

Waterfeatures by Kevin Baumann of

Haddington water feature

Water features are another aspect that should be considered when planning the design of your garden. They provide movement, reflection, and sound which adds to the ambiance of an area. Water in the garden also attracts wildlife. Within a week of creating a pond you will have many more birds visiting the garden. At nighttime well placed lights in a ... Read More »