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OUR VISION AND BRIEF

PAVING | Vitripiazza Porcelain

 

CLAY PAVERS | Baksteen 'Mallow'

 

FURNITURE | Garden Trading

 

HURRICANE LAMPS | Nordic House

KEY MATERIALS

WITH THANKS TO

 

SHOW

GARDEN

 

BELVOIR FLOWER &

GARDEN

FESTIVAL

 

 

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Amelanchier lamarckii

Artemesia 'Powis Castle'

Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

Euphorbia 'Humpty Dumpty'

Gallium odoratum

Geranium sangineum 'Alba'

THE PLANTING LIST

Hebe rakiensis

Hebe 'Green Globe'

Iberis sempervirens

Knautia macedonica

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'

Nepeta x faassenii

Pinus mugo

Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'

Scabiosa 'Miss Wilmott'

Sesleria nitida

Stachys 'Silver CArpet'

Verbena bonariensis

Designed for the inaugural Belvoir Flower and Garden Festival, we wanted the show garden to be a place of relaxation and contemplation - a sanctuary for all. We designed and built the garden for the charity Perennial, the Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Society. Perennial has been helping Horticulturalists in need for over 175 years - to find out more, see the link below.

 

As well as fitting the brief, it was really important to us that the garden reflected current trends and our distinct style. The clay paver paths led to a small reflection pool surrounded by the relaxed habit of three multi-stem Amelanchier trees. The main seating area was fitted out with two lovely sofas and a cast iron fire pit with additional hurricane lamps dotted around the space. The planting was intended to be calming and  mediterranean in style. The colour tones of the planting are reflected in the choice of the paving and clay paver hues.

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