Family Garden

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The Brief for this garden was for it to be wildlife friendly, relaxed and easy to maintain; with plenty of room for the children to play. There were quite a few mature trees and shrubs so the finished garden has more of an established feel from the start. I loved the multistemmed tree. The far end of the garden was very overgrown with shrubs and trees.  From these we kept the conifer, but bared its stem to create a feature of it. There were also some Rhus typhina - a problem tree in many gardens as it can send up an alarming amount of suckers. However, this was an ideal opportunity to contain it in the far corner, add a few more, and make the most of its ornamental form and glorious autumn colour.

The whole family got involved with preparation and planting and were a real pleasure to work with.

Concept presented in 2018
Concept presented in 2018
Completed garden 2020
Completed garden 2020

The amazing vegetable patch onthe right is entirely to the credit of the clients!

Built and ready for plants 2019
Built and ready for plants 2019
Before
Before
After
After
Bee enjoying Stachys 'Hummelo'
Bee enjoying Stachys 'Hummelo'
End of garden chill space
End of garden chill space
Family and firebowl
Family and firebowl
Conifer with stem bared
Conifer with stem bared