The existing large yew hedge is a real focal point to the garden and also a very useful wind break that creates a sheltered environment. A large patio was designed to compliment the open plan extension to the property. The bi-fold doors to the rear of the property can be opened up completely making the internal and external spaces flow as one.
The newly planted topiary ‘lollipops’ (Elaeagnus x ebbingeii) compliment the clipped evergreen hedges and low clipped box hedges edge the borders. A multi stemmed tree (Betula utilis var. Jacquemontii) creates dramatic impact with it’s white bark against the background of the dark green yew hedge. Rendered walls retain the border down one side of the garden and provide additional seating and maintain the contemporary style.
Additional box topiary is included in the planting scheme which is predominately low maintenance. The client requested purple flowers and so the scheme includes Alliums, Queen of Night Tulips, Verbena bonariensis, Lavender and Salvias amongst others.
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