Papillon has been shortlisted for four awards in this year’s Association of Professional Landscapers’ (APL) Awards. Three projects in the North-east have been shortlisted across four categories, that include: a sensory garden at CLAN Cancer Support; a steading garden in Ellon and a large country garden in Hatton of Fintray. The garden at CLAN was … Read more Papillon shortlisted in national APL Awards
We have freshened up our logo with a new brand identity, which helps to portray our modern approach to garden design and garden construction. Papillon is the only firm in Aberdeen that specialises in garden design through to construction. This unique approach makes for a streamlined process of garden design, where construction and the environment … Read more Papillon launches new logo and new website!
The slug population has exploded this year, along with other pests in the garden. This has been mainly due to the hot and dry, then wet and humid weather. But also, with the warm winter we had last year, many of these gastropods didn’t hibernate and continued to munch on plants and breed throughout the … Read more Slug & snail explosion: How to protect your garden from slugs and snails
Can you plant shrubs and flowers under trees? Yes, you can plant shrubs and flowers under trees, but there are a few caveats and considerations to make. First of all, planting under trees is probably the hardest place to grow plants in your garden. Not only do trees leave no root space, but their leaves … Read more Can you plant shrubs and flowers under trees?
Top tips for growing plants around trees Planting around trees can be tricky in a garden. There are many considerations to make, such as the age of the tree, the type and its aspect in your garden. We have a few tips that will help your green friends survive under and around thirsty trees: … Read more Top tips for growing plants around trees
How to dress your garden when selling your house Selling your house can be a stressful time, especially in a slow market. But, there’s lots of tricks and tips you can use to get your garden looking great for prospective buyers. Our Director, Angelique Robb, shares her tips on this in our latest blog, where … Read more How to dress your garden when selling your house
Ballater garden recognised at national APL Awards in London A garden in Ballater, designed by Papillon, has been recognised in this year’s APL (Association of Professional Landscapers) Awards, in the category Overall Design & Build. Garden Designer, Angelique Robb of Papillon Designs & Landscaping, was awarded a Bronze prize for her work on the garden, … Read more Ballater garden recognised at national APL Awards in London
Milltimber garden project offers homeowners a low maintenance, modern space to relax Aim: To create a contemporary garden space that will make for easier living with low maintenance, whilst providing a space that looks good and can be enjoyed. Desires: – More parking – Easy maintenance – Nicer path leading to the back garden – … Read more Milltimber garden project offers homeowners a low maintenance, modern space to relax
What will 2019 hold for your garden? Is it time to write a Garden Plan? It’s that time of year when people start thinking forward and putting in place New Years’ resolutions. When it comes to your garden, a garden plan can be a great tool to help you think ahead and given that its … Read more What will 2019 hold for your garden? Is it time to write a Garden Plan?
New town garden offers low maintenance with a contemporary look Papillon has recently completed a town garden design & construction project in Garthdee, Aberdeen. The design was built to fit with the lifestyle of the owner, giving them a garden to relax in, without the burden of a high maintenance space. The steeply sloped garden … Read more New town garden offers low maintenance with a contemporary look