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This was a new passive house built on the site of an old bungalow. This garden wraps around most of the house which means there is a really stong connection to it from many of the inside rooms. One of the issue with this site was that the house sat at the highest point with the whole garden falling away from it.

 

To separate the driveway from the main garden, a large drystone-effect Black Quartz wall was installed facing a large retaining wall. On top of this, a hornbeam hedge was planted which when established will give some separation and privacy for the main garden. Inside the main garden are a series of herbaceous beds broken up by black slate paths and gravel areas. There is a main patio in the heart of the garden and lawn space to the rear. The client is a keen gardener and had lots of input into the planting spaces.

OUR VISION AND BRIEF

PAVING | Black Slate

 

GRAVEL | 10mm Grey Limestone

 

WALLING | Black Quartz

 

EDGING | Steel Edging

KEY MATERIALS

HEDGE | Carpinus betulus

 

TREE | Sorbus aria 'Lutescens'

 

KEY PLANTS

 

 

 

 

 

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GARDEN

 

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