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Garden with oval lawnsTraditional Garden, London

Jo Fenton

Large traditional back full sun garden for summer in London with natural stone paving. —  Houzz
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kateburt
Kate Burt added this to Tips From Some of the Best Garden Tours on Houzz28 March 2017

Add some curvesThe before and after shots of this city garden say it all. Here, you see an interesting plot with soft edges, punctuated with planting that leads you through the space. Designers Fenton Roberts make it look so easy. Now just check out the before shot…

joannasimmons
Jo Simmons added this to Garden Tour: A Curvy Lawn and All-season Plants Soften a City Plot14 October 2016

Garden at a GlanceWho lives here A couple with three childrenLocation Palmers Green, north LondonGarden size 24m long (not including the side return) and 6.6m wide; part of a semi-detached, late Victorian house Designer Jo Fenton of Fenton Roberts Garden DesignThe lawn area is a design of two ovals, set slightly on the diagonal. “Clients often ask for waviness in their garden design,” says Jo Fenton. “They often want wavy flowerbeds, but that can make your lawn look odd. So we designed the lawn based on ovals, then just made the beds around that as wide as we could.”

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florastewart
Villette Villette added this to Garden3 November 2021

Unstructured flower beds. No straight lines!

cagraves1
cagraves1 added this to Ming&Paul22 July 2021

Two ovals add depth and interest

aspengardenandlandscape
Aspen Garden and Landscape, LLC added this to Lake House18 March 2018

this is an entirely different context but I like the idea of a defined shape of lawn, a oval or kidney bean or similar with plantings around it. The "courtyard" entry space is a big missed opportunity as it isn't truly a space....it is part of many other spaces The courtyard will really set up the entry to the home and view of the lake so is important.

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