March 21, 2024

Ellicar Win 'Supreme' Award at the 2024 APL Awards

We were all blown away when Ellicar was called out 4 times at The Association of Professional Landscapers Awards Ceremony

The Association of Professional Landscapers Award Ceremony sees 600 professionals from our industry attending including landscapers, construction specialists, horticulturalists and garden and landscape designers.
February 15, 2023

Ellicar Open Gardens - Winter Garden Specials

We raised £1680 for British Red Cross Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal

Despite the cold weather we would like to say a big THANK YOU to all our visitors who helped to raise an amazing £1680 for the Red Cross Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal and £121 for our local hedgehog rescue centre. 
January 10, 2023

Virtual Talk: An introduction to natural swimming pools

Are you looking for a change in lifestyle? Why a natural swimming pool may be the answer

A talk to the Cheshire Gardens’ Trust by pioneering natural pool specialist and landscape designer Sarah Murch
December 21, 2022

BALI Award Winners 2022

We won 4 awards!

The British Association of Landscape Industries' prestigious landscaping Awards showcases the finest examples of landscaping excellence in the UK and overseas.
April 29, 2021

Job Vacancy - Landscape Architect

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic landscape architect to join our team

Ellicar is a family run, growing company with a strong ecological ethos, specialising in the design and construction of bespoke natural swimming pools and domestic gardens with extensive, naturalistic planting schemes. 
April 27, 2021

DIY Garden Pond

Installing your own pond is a hugely rewarding experience

Natural pool and pond specialist Sarah Murch encourages you to have a go at digging your own garden pond.
March 10, 2021

Natural Pool Construction Manager

Exciting opportunity for an experienced, hard landscaper to join our company as a working construction manager

Position Full-time, Permanent / £30,000-£35,000 per year / Location Nr Doncaster
March 2, 2021

Gorgeous Gravel Gardens

Making the perfect gravel garden is just a stone's throw away

Explore wonderful ways to enhance your outdoor space with a gravel garden. Landscape Designer, Sarah Murch explains how.
February 8, 2021

Looking for a change in lifestyle?

Why your outside space might hold the answer

Almost everyone wants to enjoy more outdoor living, and many are opting for staycations. Thoughtful design can breathe new life into your garden to give you the lifestyle you’ve been looking for.
January 29, 2021

Steph’s Packed Lunch

We are on the telly again in a feature on wild swimming for Channel 4.

Presenter Luke Kempel bravely takes an ice dip for the first time in our natural pool together with inspirational wild swimmer Ella Foote
January 4, 2021

Sleeping Beauties

Bulb planting season is upon us. Here’s some top tips for getting the job done quickly, efficiently and relatively pain free.

Nothing brings a garden alive in spring like bulbs. Flowering just when we need that injection of colour to lift the spirits after a long, beige winter.
December 31, 2020

Ten Ways To Enjoy Your Garden In Winter

Here are a few seasonal activities to entice you back out there.

Don’t forget about your gardens in winter, get out there and celebrate the elements. Gardens are good for us whatever the season.
October 31, 2020

Trees and Water - can they work together?

Ten ways to stop leaves destroying your natural pool this Autumn

Did you know that a mature oak tree could shed up to half a million leaves? Or a silver birch up to 200K leaves?
September 9, 2020

Real Garden Twine, String and Raffia

We are proud to be part of the string Stephen Spurdon

How many uses can you find for garden string? Send us our ideas and photos to win free entry for two to Ellicar Gardens and a ball of Nutscene twine.
July 2, 2020

Bring your garden to life with a water feature

Water sets the mood for your garden and is a magnet for wildlife

Is there such a thing as Meadow Bathing? Because a short walk through my tiny meadow puts a smile on my face and leaves me feeling uplifted
May 10, 2020

A Space to Thrive

Sharing the benefits of gardening during lockdown with your family

COVID 19, lockdown and social distancing have turned the world on its head. Thankfully our gardens and nature offer us a sanctuary in this strange, new world
May 10, 2020

Butterflies and Bumblebees

Turn your garden into a pollinator paradise

A few easy ways to encourage bumblebees and butterflies back into your gardens, for Made Magazine
May 10, 2020

Ten Reasons to Choose a Natural Pool

feature on natural pools for Landscape Insight magazine

If you are considering installing a swimming pool in your garden, here are ten good reasons to choose a natural pool
May 10, 2020

Ellicar Gardens features on BBC Gardener's World

Ellicar Gardens and our natural pool are filmed for BBC Gardener's World

Early one frosty morning in February, BBC's gardening presenter Adam Frost and a film crew dropped in to film our garden and natural pool in the depths of winter
May 10, 2020

On Goat Fever: Musings of an infatuated Goat Keeper

Written for the British Goat Society Year Book 2020

Two Golden Guernsey goat kids came into my life 8 years ago and here’s how they gave me goat fever.
October 12, 2019

Ellicar Gardens wins Cobra’s Best Gardener’s Garden Competition 2015

Sarah Scoops the Gold Medal in National Garden Competition

Although it has a Doncaster address the winner of this year’s Cobra Gardener’s Garden gold medal is a magnificent 5 acre site surrounded by rolling South Yorkshire countryside.
October 12, 2019

Highs and Lows or going to a Goat Show

Goat Shows for Beginners

An account of our first foray into competing at goat shows, what not to do and how it got me hooked
October 12, 2019

There's a Meadow in my Garden

Meadows are joyous, uplifting places, with thousands of flowers jostling for space

Is there such a thing as Meadow Bathing? Because a short walk through my tiny meadow puts a smile on my face and leaves me feeling uplifted