Commented: GardenIt's a great space but with a limited budget you'll have to be very shrewd about what you do. I'd reiterate the first points that were made re on site conditions and add that you also need to factor i... 8 March, 2017 in Design Dilemma Commented: Garden ideas please!Replacing hard landscaping is going to cost, so it very much depends on your budget. Cost effective ways of breaking the space up would be to use areas of soft landscaping/planting.
Perhaps consider... 6 March, 2017 in Design Dilemma Commented: Awkward wallIronwork is a beautiful option but certainly not cheap. I would also suggest a pleached hedge planted below but that will also cost. Planters with box hedge sections would look nice and probably be mo... 4 March, 2017 in Design Dilemma Commented: Planting along front of new house?Be brave and stick with perennials.
Sedums- all season interest.
deschampsia cespitosa 'goldtau'- all season
These plants will give you a good architectural mix with plenty of c... 3 March, 2017 in Design Dilemma Commented: Garden helpI'd consider something like a Beech hedge. They hold enough leaves over the winter to do the job. A tall laurel hedge can get out of control quite quickly and moreover be a space invader. 14 February, 2017 in Design Dilemma