Low maintenance large garden
A common challenge, a large front garden but the family spends all its time in the back garden.
How to make a delightful but low-maintenance garden? Small shrubs, statement pots, gravel paths and a compelling feature tree is a good start.
The central feature has gentle palette of purple silver and green, all achieved with low maintenance small-scale shrubs.
New gates and gravel add elegance while drawing the plants and house into a harmonious whole.
York stone walls are a delight and will be doubly so when this photinia hedge fills out. The flashes of red against green providing the perfect foil to the gentle harmonies of the stone.
The perfect centre piece of this pretty new garden this eastern redbud (cercis canadensis) will be a thrilling splash of vibrant blue-ish pink flowers in the spring.
The bold simple planting of white narcissus completes a lovely series of echoes and rhymes; the gravel to the york stone, the curved outer beds to the new feature bed, the white of the house to the daffodils. A subtle set of calls and responses worthy of a zen garden!