West London CourtyardTraditional Patio, London

Walpole Garden, Chiswick

Photography by Caroline Mardon - www.carolinemardon.com

Design ideas for a small traditional patio in London with brick paving. —  Houzz
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rhiayRie T wrote:24 February 2018
  • clarence100
    3 years ago

    This is so beautiful! Are you able to tell me the size of this courtyard please? Ours looks a similar size and I've had something like this in mind but this looks so much better than in my imagination. Many thanks!

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    Karen Rogers at KR Garden Design
    3 years ago
    Approx 80 square metres although the plot wasn’t exactly square. I hope that helps.
jean_long76Jean Long wrote:13 January 2016
  • beniabena
    5 years ago
    I think they're Annabelle Hydrangeas
  • maggiepauline74
    3 months ago

    They are Annabelle

trishheslertrishhesler wrote:26 April 2017
  • Lesley Bradley
    4 years ago
    Pleached horn beams

What Houzz contributors are saying:

claudiadeyongdesigns
Claudia De Yong Garden Design added this to How to Design a Beautiful All-white Garden11 February 2020

Work your wallsWhite will stand out against a wall or fence in a garden where smaller flowers may struggle to be seen. Plants such as Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ (pictured) work particularly well, as do the tall spires and heads of Lilium regale ‘Album’. Allium ‘Mont Blanc’ will create another shape and texture in the space.Consider flowering shrubs such as Choisya ternata, Philadelphus ‘Belle Etoile’ or ‘Snowbelle’, Viburnum opulus ‘Roseum’ and, if you have plenty of room, Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum ‘Mariesii’.

victoriaharrisonwrites
Victoria Harrison added this to 17 Pretty Patios to Inspire Your Garden Makeover19 March 2019

Karen Rogers at KR Garden Design

kateburt
Kate Burt added this to 9 Traditional Design Ideas For Your Garden22 March 2018

Get a-roundAngles and clean edges, perhaps with brushed steel and glass in the mix, are the terrain of the contemporary garden – which is why circular designs and features can do a good job of un-modernising an outdoor space. It’s not just the flowerbeds that curve here – there’s spherical topiary and blousy, ball-shaped hydrangeas, as well as the decorative brickwork and dining furniture. Adding curves to a lawn and chopping into or building out from rectangular beds are low-key ways to introduce this idea to a garden when a full redesign isn’t on the cards.

cherylfreedman
Cheryl Freedman added this to 11 Good-looking Ways to Frame Your Garden18 April 2017

Circle the squareGarden framing doesn’t have to be square or rectangular. In this outside space, a low circular wall softens the edges, disguises ugly corners and creates a focal point for the table and chairs. Even in a smaller garden, a curved border can help define different areas, and provide a home for built-in beds.For a rustic, vintage feel, use reclaimed bricks in your wall – head to your local salvage yard, talk to a friendly builders’ merchants or buy some on eBay.

victoriaharrisonwrites
Victoria Harrison added this to 8 Winning Design Ideas for Your Patio17 February 2017

Think outside the (square) boxIt’s all too easy to fall back on the idea that a patio should be a square of paving slabs, but a curved or circular design like this one can make a real impact. There are no straight lines in nature, so it makes sense to design curves into the hard- landscaped elements of your design for a natural, organic feel. In this garden, alternating rings of large and small pavers in two different colours add visual interest, and the circular theme is echoed by the choice of a round table and curved chairs. The soft, cottage-style planting creates a lush, enveloping feel.

kateburt
Kate Burt added this to 16 Ideas to Kick-start Your Small Garden Revamp Plans27 December 2016

Weave in some curvesGarden designers can often see our angular little gardens in ways we couldn’t even imagine. So don’t feel thwarted by the shape or size of your space, because there are almost certainly ways these can be radically rethought. Turning a square or rectangular plot into a circular or curved one is a classic example.Again, try sketching out your garden and be bold with your pencil: could you cut off the corners and turn them into flowerbeds?

What Houzz users are commenting on:

creativespaceskc
Creative Outdoor Spaces added this to PV Patio8 June 2021

Material combo...Pavement texture material, pattern, color, detail.

karenrose
karenrose added this to karenrose's Favorites25 May 2021

I love the paving and the flowers and shrubs

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