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Cottage Garden

Client's Brief

  • Tackle problem garden area in sunlight most of the day.
  • Create a flat outdoor entertaining area.
  • Encourage more wildlife into the garden.
  • Planting for scent & colour.
  • Reduce garden maintenance.

We Did

  • Designed a flat, lawned, terraced entertaining area with feature artisan stone wall. 
  • Created a low maintenance wildflower meadow (under planted with bulbs) to give colour and scent from spring through to autumn; creating a new wildlife habitat.
  • Multistem cherry trees located in wildflower meadow.
  • Designed in traditional cottage borders, again with enduring colour and scent, spring through to autumn.
  • Designed a self-binding gravel area in the 'sun trap' to reduce maintenance, create additional entertaining space and give a back drop to bespoke, feature raised beds for mediterranean planting (olive tree, rosemary, lavenders).
  • Granite setts laid to edge all paths and self-binding gravel area.
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