Gold for 'Precious Land' in Singapore!

'Precious Land' is a show garden that appeared at the 2018 Singapore Garden Festival, a biennial event where top designers from around the world are invited to participate. Over 400,000 visitors attended the show held in the world famous 'Gardens By The Bay'. The garden was in the 'Fantasy Garden' category, where the exhibits are displayed inside a blacked out tent.  The garden was awarded a gold medal and an additional prize for the best indoor lighting design. More details on the garden are available here.

Precious Land Tom Massey

Green Shoots of Hope

The Saturday Telegraph included a double page spread on Tom's visit to Domiz refugee camp and the inspiration behind the Lemon Tree Trust garden at the Chelsea Flower Show. Read the piece online here

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Green Fingers Gold Touch

Tom featured in an article in the Daily Telegraph newspaper today titled 'Green Fingers With a Gold Touch'. The article is available to read online here with a different title - 'Six Fresh Faces in Garden Design: How Will They Change The World?'

Lemon Tree Trust Garden Video

This video was made for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show press launch, held at M&G investments on the 17th January 2018. Hear designer Tom Massey speak about his main avenue show garden designed for the Lemon Tree Trust, inspired by the resilience and determination of people in situations of forced migration and displacement. 

Designer Plants

Memories of Summer in this month's ProLandscaper magazine - colourful perennials and blazing sunshine with a designer plants feature on the Perennial Sanctuary Garden which appeared at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in July.

The Perennial Sanctuary Garden on the BBC

The Perennial Sanctuary Garden was featured on the BBC 2 television coverage of the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Tom Massey was interviewed about the garden's design by presenter Mark Lane, see the piece here > 

 

Momentum Children's Oncology Garden

We recently completed the re-design of a private garden for children with cancer at Kingston Hospital. Instead of ripping everything out, we re-used the existing structure, installing a new ‘Secret Garden’, hidden away in the corner of an internal courtyard. 

We installed new decking and replaced the old and tired canvass screen with a bespoke western red cedar trellis. A huge sail shade was replaced with a multi-stemmed Amelanchier lamarckii tree and the struggling planting was also replaced with a fresh new planting scheme.  

Visitors will find now find a welcoming oasis of vibrant green garden. We hope that the new Secret Garden space will provide a peaceful and private retreat for the parents and children supported by Momentum.

This project was supported by The Generations Foundation and Momentum. 

"This has been a fantastic and rewarding project to work on, it has been a pleasure to collaborate with the passionate and dedicated Momentum team to create a new garden space for the patients of the children’s oncology ward at Kingston Hospital. I hope the garden will provide some respite and a peaceful place to escape the stressful hospital environment for the children and their families in incredibly difficult times."

Tom Massey - Director - Tom Massey - Landscape & Garden Design

 

Top: The completed garden

Bottom: The garden before the works

Richmond Magazine

The Perennial Sanctuary Garden is featured in this month's Richmond Magazine - read the article here >

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Garden Design Journal

The Perennial Sanctuary headlined this month's news section in the SGD Garden Design Journal. Read the article here  > 

 
Garden Design journal June 2017

Homify Article

Homify, the online platform for architecture, design and construction, wrote a piece about a recent design I completed in Walthamstow - read it here

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Knight Frank - Private View Magazine Feature

In an article in 'Private View' magazine, estate agent Knight Frank have singled me out as one of a new crop of young British garden designers cultivating a flourishing reputation in both the UK and abroad. Read the article here.

RT News Video Feature

Martyn Andrews of RT News investigates the growing trend of designers using horticulture to give political messages - included in the piece is a feature on the 'Border Control' garden.

UNHCR 'Border Control' Video

Our sponsor UNHCR have produced a video on the award winning ‘Border Control’ garden I designed in collaboration with John Ward at RHS Hampton Court this Summer. 

'Border Control' wins Gold & Best in Show

I am delighted to announce that the UNHCR 'Border Control' Garden, designed in collaboration with John Ward, has been awarded an RHS Gold Medal and the prestigious 'Best in Show' award in the Conceptual Garden category at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2016.

'Border Control' Guardian Feature

Mark Tran of the Guardian newspaper visited us during the build of the Border Control garden. Read his thoughts and an interview with Josi, one of six Eritrean refugees we invited along to help with the planting.  Read the article here

Pro Landscaper 'Border Control' Feature

Pro Landscaper magazine ran an extensive double page feature on the Border Control garden in their July issue ahead of RHS Hampton Court Flower Show. Read the article here >