Seating and entertaining for large groups and the inclusion of a very original tiki bar was the clients brief for this larger than life garden. A living wall to break up the white render and tall, screening bamboo is included. Two curved sofas complete the fixed circular seating with a built in log pit at the very centre.
An elegant outdoor wood burner not only is a beautiful focal point for evening entertaining but can also be used as a pizza oven.. A copper coloured slate feature wall sets off the area and also includes a blade water feature. For daytime entertaining a circular, raised dining area is surrounded by colourful, vibrant planting.
Full garden design of the front garden to a beautiful Victorian villa in a traditional style. Design includes a stone paver circle, original blue clay edging tiles and wrought iron railings. A bin store has been built using matching reclaimed bricks and further disguised by adding a green roof. Amongst the planting are scented shrubs of Daphne and Sarcococca.
A simple layout accommodating a sunken terrace complete with water feature, shade sails, fire pit and built in BBQ area. Lowering the terrace suited the topography of the garden, allowed unrestricted views out to open countryside and maintained privacy. Planting scheme of simple, lush hostas and ferns complimented by geraniums and astrantia.
A full design of a west facing enclosed garden. Priority for evening entertaining and daytime sunbathing. Garden to include a still water feature. The planting scheme has an Italian feel and will include evening scented flowers and shrubs. Colour plays an important part of the garden design, the blues, purples, lilacs and whites work so well with the evening low light levels. Subtle festoon lights will be strung from the pergola beams.
A full design for a substantial front garden which includes a large driveway. As the house is in a secluded position the design makes use of the east facing aspect and includes a morning terrace. Planting will include conifers to match existing trees, scented shrubs and colourful year round flowers. Subtle driveway and path lighting will be included. Driveway and garden will comply with SUDS regulations.