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A garden of woodland and meadow

Not only did this garden need to unify the fine contemporary house, garden and wider landscape, but there are also were two extremes within the garden: a tall established woodland belt and open flat space with grazed meadows beyond. The design achieves this unity with swathes of perennial plants and grasses inspired by roadside verges,…

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A formal garden of rooms with woodland and meadow

This large village garden was neglected and overgrown but the lie of the land suggested this design to me. The garden naturally subdivided into formal “rooms” which I have defined with clipped yew hedging. Despite the formal layout the planting is naturalistic and exuberant. A path leads from a seat across a formal lily pond…

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