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Founded by Christine Poppelwell in 2003, Echinops is a garden design company offering a full range of garden design services from conception through to completion. Although specialising in contemporary garden design, we work closely with our clients to suit individual style, requirements and budgets. Christine is originally from New Zealand, although she has been living in the UK for 19 years. Having worked for many years in the Health Service as an Occupational Therapist, manager and researcher, a lifelong passion for plants and gardens led to a change in career path, and she attained a Diploma in Garden Design at the English Gardening School with Distinction in June 2003. Christine was shortlisted for the design for the British Memorial Garden in New York. Projects have included roof terraces, courtyards, city and country gardens for residential and corporate clients. For six years Christine has designed award winning exhibition gardens for David Harber Ltd, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
3D Rendering, Decking Design, Drafting, Edible Gardens, Garden Design, Garden Plans, Gazebo Design & Construction, Patio Design, Planting Design
London, Surrey, West Sussex, Buckingha
1 Project for Echinops Garden Design
Commented: Raised garden bedsHi thanks for your email. The most cost effective way is from concrete blockwork on a concrete footing. Blockwork is then rendered and painted, and waterproofed in the inside if a raised bed.
16 May, 2018
Commented: What material is floor/deck of this picture? Is it painted concrete?Hi there. The material is a porcelain tile called Harmony Ivory 600mm x 600mm.
8 July, 2016
Commented: what trees are along the edges please?Hi there - thanks for your enquiry. There are olives in the foreground and then the taller ones are Magnolia grandiflora (standards).
5 July, 2016
Commented: Planter paint colour?Hi thanks for your enquiry. The paint was from Farrow and Ball called 'Pointing'.
4 July, 2016
Commented: Flooring? Nice and modern.Hi thanks for your enquiry. The flooring used is a porcelain tile 600mm x 600mm to match interior, but with an exterior finish.
24 June, 2016
Commented: Paving slabsHi sorry for the delay in getting back to you - I was just checking with the supplier that they are still available. They are called Harmony Ivory 600 x 600mm and available from The Stone and Ceramic ...
5 June, 2016