Instead of painting walls and raised beds, white render gives a permanent colour, some even incorporate fungicide to deter green algae discolouration.
Natural Stone (Paving)
Natural stone paving is by far the most durable not to mention interesting, as the geological makeup of every stone is as individual as you and I.
This pergola bench bed, is the centre piece of this contemporary garden. The raised bed was a single pour concrete shuttered job, with the steel supports for the floating bench set during the pour. The seat is of larch timber, as is the pergola. The paving is Saigon blue limestone with silver granite cobbles as […]
The louvre effect screen here, allows the view/light in but only from a certain angle, ie no eyecatching from the neighbours! Also the wind can pass through. The elevated deck edge allows you to touch the trees. The tensioned stainless steel wire is attractive in itself. The composite deck keeps maintenance at bay. Steel RSJ […]
Indian Sandstone paving, random pattern, edged with concrete block pavers, and a trellis screen
This project was designed on paper with the clients, and uses perfect arcs for each area in the garden. This use of strong geometric shape keeps the viewer’s eye on the floor of the space and leads them to the specimen plants of Tree fern and Japanese maple.
Contrasting colours of the grey limestone paving and the richly coloured hardwood screen are highlights in this garden.