Other plans and challenges

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Modern garden

Modern garden

Long, narrow garden; sleek paving; cool colours

Perspective view: modern garden

Perspective view: modern garden

View of outdoor seating area

Long, narrow beach-style garden

Long, narrow beach-style garden

Style remniscent of beach garden with only native UK plants; waterwise planting

Large formal Tuscan-style garden

Large formal Tuscan-style garden

Formal garden with symmetrical axis; vegetable garden, football field and golf putting course

Shaded sloping garden

Shaded sloping garden

Terraced garden to retain water; plants chosen for shade, and differing degrees of moisture in soil

Small, shallow garden

Small, shallow garden

Symmetrical round lawn with child-friendly plantings and utility area

Perspective view of shallow garden

Perspective view of shallow garden

Perspective view showing neighbouring cherry tree, with dwarf conifers to add structure

Child-friendly shallow garden

Child-friendly shallow garden

Garden designed to make space for soccer, with perennials and evergreen plants for year-round interest. Large patio for outdoor eating and barbecuing.

Windy garden

Windy garden

Large garden on elevated site; plantings chosen to deflect wind and burglars. Water feature, circular patio and vegetable garden.

Tuscan garden

Tuscan garden

Large rural garden site with shabby-chic style, and plantings in shades of red, cream and green. River view with large hexagonal enclosed gazebo; cycle track, and beach garden.

Italianate garden

Italianate garden

Large rural plot with plantings in cream, red and green; cycle path, jetty/deck overlooking river, and beach garden. Enclosed patio with barbecue area.

Perspective modern garden

Perspective modern garden

Perspective view of modern garden from patio; showing shed with mirrored trellis, and long path. Different garden 'rooms'.

Contemplative garden

Contemplative garden

Garden designed for restful contemplation, with rounded shapes, contrasted with conifers. Lavender for calming scent, interspersed with Verbena bonariensis. Artemisia complements the box balls and spiky forms.