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It’s better to have plants in pots “containerised” than to have nothing. Right now I have a paved deck and it’s completely depressing. I can have nothing or I can learn a lot from these very beautiful garden ideas. Suddenly I can have a green space with anything I want!
Very inspiring ideas here.
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We often use contained planting in combination with raised beds, especially in small London gardens. The planters creates a third level in these two gardens and gives a sculptural effect which is highlighted with spot lighs. Both gardens are in London and designed and built by us (www.greenlinesdesign.co.uk) and the planters are by Urbis Design, we always install irrigation system for this kind of design as our clients tend to be busy people.

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I have deliberately chosen houses with small , current one tiny, gardens in my last two moves. Life is too short to spend time with things that don't have faces. And whilst I do have some small areas of beds around the boundaries of what is really a terrace, the real drama comes from the container plants. I move them into different configurations dependant on the time of year. I can also move them in and out of feature spots when they are at their most beautiful. I am talking container with Bamboo, bay, fig, grape vine, hydrangeas, acer's and olive trees. Lighting in the garden is designed to enable me to add a bit of drama to the groupings particular in winter, when the view from the windows that overlook the garden are most appreciated Poor photo but all I have on this device. And yes it still takes a full day eight or nine times a year to do maintenance and gardening functions but honestly I wouldn't go back to having a proper grown ups garden even if someone else was looking after it.

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