Steep slopes. boggy ground, windswept hills – we can make a garden there.
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”
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”
Our clients wanted a natural stone patio here to take advantage of the glorious view. When landscaping a rural setting like this it is best is to choose natural, weathered materials and to retain any original features rather than try to rebuild. Reclaimed slate slabs were the obvious choice, and we decided to clear and repair theContinue reading “Country garden with a view”