A courtyard garden

The owners of these grade 2 listed buildings wanted a garden that showed off the buildings but added colour and light, particularly in the winter. They requested a low-maintenance, wildlife-friendly garden suitable for children and dogs. The courtyard had a bold symmetry which we incorporated into the design with simple, regular features. We used reclaimed slate and timber toContinue reading “A courtyard garden”

New-build house

A site comprising compacted clay soil, builders’ rubble and shallow pipes – this garden was easy to design but rather more difficult to build…. The house was in a lovely setting which we focussed on by creating a straight path through the garden from the patio doors. Initially, the eye is drawn to the circular feature, butContinue reading “New-build house”