Contemporary Garden Ideas and Designs

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Goram House
Goram House
Smart Landscape DesignSmart Landscape Design
Contemporary woodland garden with corten metal walls, horizontal trellis panelling and a polished metal and timber zig-zag pergola
Cow Hollow Historic Home
Cow Hollow Historic Home
Matarozzi Pelsinger BuildersMatarozzi Pelsinger Builders
Complete renovation of historic Cow Hollow home. Existing front facade remained for historical purposes. Scope included framing the entire 3 story structure, constructing large concrete retaining walls, and installing a storefront folding door system at family room that opens onto rear stone patio. Rear yard features terraced concrete planters and living wall. Photos: Bruce DaMonte Interior Design: Martha Angus Architect: David Gast
Brockley
Brockley
Epoch LandscapesEpoch Landscapes
Shortlisted for the prestigious Pro Landscaper's Small Project Big Impact award. Used as an example of excellent design on London Stone's website.
Fulham Park Gardens - No Grass!
Fulham Park Gardens - No Grass!
The London Gardener LtdThe London Gardener Ltd
We worked with Darren Oldfield Architects and Imperfect Interiors as part of a period house renovation. Our clients wanted a low maintenance garden that they could use all year round. We used pleached trees, installed an bespoke oak pergola and planted a mix of evergreens and multi-stems plants to soften the structures and give the garden privacy. We were asked to disguise the gym/office and this was done by painting it a dark grey green so that it became hidden and part of the garden.
Backyard: A New Beginning
Backyard: A New Beginning
Hicks NurseriesHicks Nurseries
GOALS After recently completing indoor renovations, the homeowners were now ready to focus on updating and improving their property. The home lacked curb appeal and was void of any landscape. The land sloped down to the right of the house where decaying retaining walls needed to be addressed and the backyard needed a complete overhaul. – Add curb appeal – Create seasonal interest – Replace failing retaining walls – Create a cohesive space in both the front and rear yards APPROACH The timber wall in the rear yard was removed along with the decaying wall in the front yard. The updated design incorporated a new masonry retaining wall to complement the stucco finish on the house. A natural moss rock wall was added to the front right side of the house to help even out the grade along the foundation. A selection of hardy plants were selected to soften the architecture of the home, providing year-round interest and immense curb appeal. PLANTING COMPONENTS • Large specimen trees, such as hinoki cypress and holly were used to add height and to anchor the home within the landscape. • Southern magnolia and birch trees were placed in the lawn to add color and shade. • Flowering hydrangea, carpet roses, azaleas and perennials such as geranium, liriope, astilbe, coreopsis and nepeta were used to create seasonal interest. RESULT The redesigned landscape provided the finishing touch to the home’s renovations, restoring its curb appeal and adding tremendous value to the home overall.
Suburban Frontyard
Suburban Frontyard
Arbordale LandscapingArbordale Landscaping
We changed this suburban homes front entrance from "builder special" into a contemporary masterpiece using premium hard and soft materials. Natural stone steppingstones and driveway banding lead you to a combination of natural stone and pavingstone walkways and steps to the front door. Natural stone walls shoulder your flow through the frontyard and mature plantings that flower at different time in the season add needed interest. A front patio set allows the homeowners a space to read and relax in the morning sun with a newspaper and coffee.
Low Allergy Garden
Low Allergy Garden
Bramley Apple Garden DesignBramley Apple Garden Design
My client had a severe hayfever allergy so the garden was designed with low allergen materials such as artificial grass and the plant selection was based on non-wind pollinated plants, flower shapes that reduce pollen exposure and ground cover plants to prevent weeds.

Contemporary Garden Ideas and Designs

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