Everyone wants a cozy corner in the garden where the whole family can relax in privacy and peace. But the densely populated living areas make this task difficult, sometimes there are the neighbors, even the curious passers-by who throw glances inside.
A Weathered Retreat A few pebbles threaded on a frayed, weathered string, triggered the inspiration for this tiny courtyard garden. My client had picked them up from a beach in Suffolk where the grasses on the sand dunes billow in the sea wind. The crumbly old brick wall cried out for weathered
Protect privacy - Pay attention to backgrounds. Mullins put a planter in the backside of the bench and filled it with Pittosporum tenuifolium, both to be a soft shield for anyone who sits there—and to add silver sheen to the space. Sunset
Standard Photinia fraseri Red Robin trees screen the neighbouring property, while clipped Buxus cubes frame the sleeper built seat. Hydrangea arborescens Annabelle is underplanted with Brunnera macrophylla Jack Frost with Clematis Perle DAzure trained on the fence behind.