In this large family garden two oval lawns are woven together with curving paths and sweeps of planting. On one side, a woodland garden; on the other a sunny dining and relaxing area. Granite, hardwood timber and pebbles bring a sense of cohesion to the garden. A child-safe water feature and specially designed benches add [...]
This large garden on the edge of farmland was designed to optimize the views of the surrounding countryside. A generous curved seat looks out to the Downs; at night it becomes a stargazing area. Winding paths lined with large drifts of jewel coloured perennials and grasses draw the visitor from one part of the garden [...]
A granite terrace with limestone detailing leads to the steps into the garden. This site slopes upwards from the house, so planting has been kept low to open up a sense of space.
The length of the garden is divided by a cedar wall with a window, which offers views of a stunning Japanese maple [...]
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