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Buddha’s Garden, London

This sophisticated contemporary garden blends Japanese Zen and classical Mediterranean traditions to create a calming retreat that nourishes the soul and stimulates the senses. The structured formality is tempered by delicious colours and a lush softness of textures. This tranquil central London garden was focused around the client’s 6’ granite Buddha as the centrepiece. A reflecting pond, water lilies and stepping stones were introduced to complement the statue, evoking an…

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River Garden, Hertfordshire

The River Garden is a modern courtyard garden in a dramatic setting. The client’s brief was to make the most of this beautiful location next to a small river. The geometric design, with an emphasis on horizontals, maximises the width of the garden and helps frame the view. The lower terrace is reminiscent of a jetty, cantilevered over the water and wrapping around the tree. The curved seating offers a…

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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

Best of Both Worlds is a show garden inspired by the stories of couples who share a love of gardening - but have very different tastes. The key to a happy partnership? Create a garden for each of them. On one side, a traditional space with loose planting inspired by country gardens; on the other, more defined contemporary geometry. The traditional side has seating for breakfast and lunches; the contemporary…

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Modern Garden, Hampstead

The front garden and driveway are landscaped in seamless detail with sophisticated blue-grey granite. Rich planting smoothes and softens the space. A ‘black planet‘ puddlestone sculpture makes a bold statement. After dark, light permeates the stones from within, illuminating the planet’s core to dramatic effect. The back garden is for entertaining and relaxing with outdoor sofas and a sleek kitchen. Smooth York stone pavers flow through the spaces, connecting the…

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Country Garden, Buckinghamshire

The client wanted to update this beautiful country garden situated on the chalky Chilterns. The front entrance has been defined with drum shaped beech pillars, and the existing beech hedge renovated. Lavender leads to the front door, and a gravel garden has relocated the parking further from the house, softening the entrance. A series of terraces wrap around the house leading to the lawn and other areas. A new Orangery…

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