James is recognised as a specialist in Sculptural Topiary, creating new and innovative shapes, as well as classical Topiary designs such as Spirals, Cloud pruned Topiary, wave hedging or topiary Peacocks.
His skills in creating topiary shapes have been recognised by industry leaders and his work and demonstrations have been featured in many classical exhibits displaying topiary – Chelsea, Hampton Court, RHS London and on TV. James’ topiary and tuition are featured in several books.
James was awarded ‘Best Newcomer in Floral Marquees’ at RHS Hampton Court 2002, Most Creative in Floral Marquees’ RHS Hampton Court 2004 and is a Gold Medallist RHS London November 2005 and many other awards since 2002, Silver Gilt, RHS London November 2007. Gold Medalist RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011 and 2012 and Silver Guilt 2013
James can advise on all aspects of practical garden design and Topiary of any size or scale, from re-shaping Topiary that has lost its definition, to complete re-design.