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Shade Garden

THE BRIEF Make the most of an area shaded by some established trees Link it to the existing garden Incorporate the circular seating she’d seen in another design of mine and combine it with raised beds Use the many plants she already had in pots and containers into the new borders Introduce a water feature …

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Linear garden

This garden was narrow and shaded, and the linear design meant that there were few places to pause and relax. THE BRIEF Create a planting plan that would cope with the aspect and soil (heavy clay) Create a seating area and a separate space for the new hot tub Make the lawn more inviting Introduce …

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Sunny Garden

The clients had recently had a lot of building work done, and the garden was completely wrecked! THE BRIEF They asked me to create a garden with lots of planting, but also a large lawn, and two seating areas – a lot to squeeze into a small space! SUN STUDY A sun study showed the …

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Courtyard Garden

This was an amazing project to work on. The clients had recently moved in, and wanted to make the garden a haven for them and their young child. THE BRIEF The garden was small – just a few metres in a rectangle. The survey showed up that the garden wasn’t quite square – it tapered …

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