Design ideas for a world-inspired side garden in London with a water feature and natural stone paving.

College CrescentAsian Garden, London

Design ideas for a world-inspired side garden in London with a water feature and natural stone paving. —  Houzz
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marlasinc wrote:23 Aug 2015
  • Charlotte C. Guzzo

    Hi John - Where did you buy the iroko fences from?


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    John Davies Landscape

    Hi Charlotte, they were made bespoke offsite and then fitted.

francesco777 wrote:2 Jul 2015
  • nausha1970

    hi,

    i have to redo the garden as just having extension done(near completion)

    based in Romford.

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    Lomuarredi Ltd

    Beautiful!

robomama wrote:20 Mar 2016
  • robomama

    Thank you again for helping me plan for my dream garden. Kind regards

  • Steve Brailsford
    Where did you source the trees from?
Nural Choudhury wrote:15 May 2015
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    John Davies Landscape

    Hi Nural, all the timber on the house build was iroko so that's what we used for these panels.

brandtie wrote:1 Sep 2015

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    victoriaharrisonwrites
    Victoria Harrison added this to 16 of the Best Small Urban Garden Ideas10 Jan 2019

    John Davies Landscape

    optimisedesign
    Optimise Design added this to How to Light Every Room in Your Home Beautifully6 Apr 2018

    GardenWhen it comes to lighting your outside space, it’s a good idea to pick a particular plant or feature and light it really well. By doing this, you’ll create a focal point that will connect you to the outside. Be conscious of your viewing points from inside the house – your lighting scheme should work to highlight parts of the garden.Tell us…Have you successfully lit a particular room in your home? If so, please share your tips and photos in the Comments section.

    amandapollard
    Amanda Pollard added this to 9 Garden Ideas for People Who Don't Like Gardening23 May 2017

    Stay off the grassThis urban garden is low-maintenance, yet stunning. Interest is added not with pretty planting, but through clever landscaping. The different levels and surfaces (paving slabs and gravel) create a contemporary feel and even makes the space seem larger than it actually is. There are easy-care green plants in the raised beds, punctuated by trees and larger shrubs, and there’s no grass in sight so the mower can be put away. The real showstopper, though, is the small pond that divides the two levels.

    coralinteriors
    Coral Interiors added this to 11 Inspiring Design Ideas for Your New Build Home31 Jul 2016

    Breathe life into the gardenTo give a new garden a kickstart, make sure you allocate a reasonable budget for mature planting and shrubbery. This will give a foundation of coverage early on. A professional landscaper should be able to advise on which plants will work best for your garden’s location and soil, and which varieties will really play to your home’s architectural strengths. Factor in wiring for lighting, a hot tub, pond or water feature, which could add value to your home. These can be planned during the early stages, while the soft landscaping will need to be done after all the builders and tradespeople have left.

    joannasimmons
    Jo Simmons added this to 12 Surprising Facts About UK Gardens and What We Do in Them6 Jul 2016

    Lighting gives us that outdoor room feelTo help our outdoor space work beautifully as an extra room, we often install lighting. Of those who did, 80% said it was to pick out features in the garden and create a lovely ambience, whereas 71% said they simply wanted to create a more enjoyable and relaxing space, which can be used after dark, too.

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    mailinbala
    mailinbala added this to Garden5 days ago

    Same space as the back of our garden

    sohano
    sohano added this to Landscape Ideas19 Apr 2019

    Possibilities with overgrown plants xxxx

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