Turney Road 4

A contemporary garden with distinct contours

For this contemporary garden, we used interlocking contours to define the different areas.

The buff porcelain stone patio adjoining the house provides a dining area from where you can look out onto the garden. On the right-hand side, an Ilex crenata hedge marks out the curved perimeter of the generous border. Four graceful silver birches overlook the planting scheme, a pleasing mix of purples, whites and strong greens.

On the left-hand side, an impressive raised bed runs along the entire length of the lawn. Planted with gorgeous Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’, it’s also wide enough to be used as a seat. To highlight it at night, a horizontal light runs along the base, while at each end, two statement pebble areas stage distinctive globular lights and specimen pompom topiary trees.

At the back, another patio offers a lounging area, with a mobile barbecue and two beautiful olive trees in grey pots.

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