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  • A bit of back story

    A bit of back story

    We’ve always focused on our projects and clients’ gardens in our website News but we’re often asked how Buzy Lizzie Garden Design and Wildroof Landscapes began so here’s a taste of our story.

  • Part of the landscape

    Part of the landscape

    Many Cumbrian gardens include steep slopes and, of course, the county is known for its rain too. We’ve learnt to work with the elements and the landscape to create stunning gardens that quickly look as if they’ve been there for years.

  • From Hygge to Shinrin-yoku

    From Hygge to Shinrin-yoku

    The team from Wildroof Landscapes and Buzy Lizzie constructed a fascinating stand for the Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show at Rheged last week. Liz Newport, aka Buzy Lizzie and one of the curators of the Show, took as her theme a Japanese ‘forest bathing’ approach to relaxing gardens. You might have read about Danish hygge – comfort, cosiness and warmth – but forest bathing (or shinrin-yoku in Japanese) is a refreshing, green and invigorating alternative.

  • Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2016

    Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2016

    The full line up of experts has been announced for the 2016 Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show.

    The event takes place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March 2016 at ...

  • Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2015

    Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2015

    Garden exhibitors at the Home & Garden Show will be covering the whole spectrum of garden design, development and maintenance, from hard landscaping and architectural features to plants and planting ...

  • Gardening for wildlife

    Gardening for wildlife

    Even the smallest garden can include elements that encourage and sustain wildlife. Cumbria Wildlife Corporate Trust members, Liz and Phil Newport of Wildroof Landscapes, share ideas for gardens of ...

  • Creativity in spite of restrictions

    Creativity in spite of restrictions

    We have been working on a garden in Warwick Bridge (near Carlisle) with a beck that flows into the River Eden catchment area and comes under environmental restrictions. An ...

  • Mark makes his mark on the landscape

    Mark makes his mark on the landscape

    Mark Chapelhow (21), a member of the Wildroof Landscapes team, has won the Young Achiever category of this year’s Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) Awards.

    In the judges’ announcement, they commented ...

  • Local cumbrian youngster shortlisted for national landscaping award

    Local cumbrian youngster shortlisted for national landscaping award

    Mark Chapelhow (21), a member of the Wildroof Landscapes team, has been shortlisted in the Young Achiever category of this year’s Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) Awards.

    “We’ve had Cumbrian garden ...

  • Penrith landscapers fly the flag for the north

    Penrith landscapers fly the flag for the north

    One of our designs that creates the look and feel of an established Lakeland garden is in the running for a national landscaping award.

    The garden at Lorton near ...

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