Herald - Issue 450

v THE HERALD - Your Community Magazine v 7th December 2023 • The HERALD • Page 59 RYAN FENCING Quality Fencing & Gates 07769 706516 • 023 8084 1203 www.ryan-fencing.co.uk • Find us on Facebook A J GLEESON BUILDING & GROUNDWORK DRIVEWAYS EXTENSIONS BRICKWORK GROUNDWORK BLOCK PAVING Colours & Designs to suit your requirements Local Work Available to View CALL FOR A FREE QUOTATION New Forest & Southampton 023 8084 4180 Mobile: 07770 771475 Bramdene, Main Road, Dibden, Southampton ✿ DOWN THE GARDEN PATH ✿ FIRST HALF HOUR FREE for gardening on production of this advertisment (Valid to 29th February 2024) • Patios • Decking • Turfing/Astro • Fencing/Gates • Outbuildings • All aspects of Gardening • Pergolas and all timber frame work • Sheds 07593 423276 • www.heronslandscaping.co.uk cameron@heronslandscaping.co.uk ✁ ✁ Landscaping and carpentry specialists, Herons Landscaping have recently ‘landed’ in the Waterside following a move to the area. Owner, Cameron Darker can help you to make your dream garden a reality, o ering everything to suit your needs from one o tidy ups to regular maintenance as well as complete garden transformations. Herons Landscaping can help you maintain outdoor spaces whether that’s a front or back garden or a larger pub garden. Services include: lawn mow and strim, hedge trimming, pruning, weeding, leaf blowing, shed/fence refurbishment, small tree felling, rotavating, planting, stump/root removal, tidying borders, clearance and jet washing patios. If you are looking to have your garden landscaped, Herons Landscaping can help to design and build your new outdoor space, whether you are looking for a modern contemporary feel, something more traditional or a wildlife haven. Herons Landscaping can install patios and decking (timber or composite) including steps and ramps where needed. ey can also create interest in your garden with a water feature or pond, or add in a seating area, or play area for the kids. As skilled carpenters, Herons Landscaping can create bespoke pergolas and gazebos as well as summer houses, garden o ces and sheds. For the nal touches Herons Landscaping will lay new turf and plant up your borders. Herons Landscaping are waste licenced and will take away any debris on request too. If you are interested in giving your garden what it Steve McDonnell-Daly, Area demonstrator from Sussex, arrived at the club a er a di cult journey battling with weather conditions. e title of his demonstration was ‘Paint the Stage with Stars’. e rst design incorporated two very large interlocking curved palm spades. Several di erent types of foliage provided the outline including phormium, palm leaves, aspidistra, leather leaf fern, eucalyptus and fatsia. Very unusual gold pompom chrysanthemums together with yellow tea roses completed this stunning design in between the two spades. A very tall silver sparkly tapered container was the choice for this design. Phormium, fatsia, eucalyptus, leather leaf fern and palm leaves were inserted together with large white chrysanthemums, a beautiful white orchid, white lisianthus and pussy willow placed to one side of the design. As a nal touch a piece of silver material was draped around the container. Herons Landscaping ‘Lands’ in the Waterside Cameron Darker, Herons Landscaping BLACKFIELD FLOWER CLUB deserves give Herons Landscaping a call on: 07593 423276, email: Cameron@heronslandscaping.co.uk or to view some recent work visit: heronslandscaping.co.uk 9th January with a demonstration by Caroline Cooper entitled ‘In a Previous Life’. Meetings are held at e Royal British Legion Club, Exbury Road, Black eld, SO45 1XD – visitors welcome, please contact Jan Gordon on: 023 8084 4835 for more details. An asymmetrical design using palm spades was created. Beautiful large yellow chrysanthemums were added together with mauve carnations and mauve sea lavender. Two red boat shaped containers were used for this design. Palm leaves were inserted together with red Naomi roses, red carnations and mauve sea lavender. e two designs were placed on a stand. Two placements were created for the last design. Large yellow chrysanthemums, mauve chrysanthemums, green orchids and pink roses were inserted and the pots placed at the front of the stage. Large tall red and gold Christmas decorations were placed in each arrangement before Steve proceeded to add varying sizes of silver sparkly cones around this nal design. Steve then appeared dressed in a red and gold patterned coat and hat. It was a wonderful a ernoon with so much hilarity and beautiful arrangements. e next meeting will take place on Tuesday