Taming neglected grounds on the south coast.
Lavender and roses in a walled area of the garden. Views to Rye Bay beyond.
A long term project needs a Master Plan to make sure a cohesive design is achieved at the end.
I'm a big fan of the many varieties of Prunus, giving spring blossoms and autumn colour.
The walled garden is the most intricate part of the design, with pool, terracing and pergola.
Clusters of elegant orchids amid the meadow.
Why not use sculpture as a focal point in the garden?
Allowing grasses the time to seed adds interest through texture, colour and sound.
There are over fifty varieties of wild orchids in the United Kingdom.
An opening in the hedge is used to catch a glimpse of the pergola beyond.
Lavender is used here to soften the gravel path. The path is narrow by design to increase the fragrance of the lavender as you brush past it.
Prunus x yedodensis, one of the most fragrant flowering cherries.