Saturday, 20 June 2015
Garden Design Project in Greenfield, Saddleworth revisited year 2, By David Keegan Garden Design
Garden project revisited 2 years on. I created this concept garden in late spring 2013. Designed as a dry river dwarf pines garden it required a leap of faith on the part of my clients, a bold move when you have lived with it as a pretty typical lawned front garden. Its a tiny space, but with commanding views of the peaks it demanded a unique approach that would exploit its potential as an interactive space within the landscape beyond. A simple terrace with table and chairs envelopes the sitter within the planting and therefore the view. Its acts as a challenge to notions of what is, or is not, a front garden. Its reason becomes all the more compelling, and rewarding, with the maturity of time as plants grow and envelope elements of the space suffusing its colour further into that of the surrounding colour. A lawn in small space does not compel the user to use in the same way that this pine garden will. I think you will agree its aesthetic draws you in and wills you to stay a while.
The front garden prior to redesign
To see last years post update for this garden click this link to original post
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