Stepping from the back door the focal
point is a laburnum tree, planted specially for the client, while the view from the kitchen window is not compromised and the church is clear in the distance, framed by mature trees.
A snug, secluded area gives a sense of privacy within the open garden. The circular patio draws the eye into the surrounding space, where herbaceous planting through slate provides seasonal colour and climbers on metal supports bring scent and a light-touch screen.
Flanked by a swathe of wildflower planting and the gentle sound of water through a slate bubble fountain, this is a haven for wildlife and people alike.
The summerhouse gives shelter for periods when the weather may not readily entice the anyone into the garden. When socialising, a brick barbecue allows cooking alongside the area where guests will be relaxing. Raised beds beside the barbecue allow for herbs to be planted close to the kitchen.