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Hook Norton Cottage Garden Makeover

Hook Norton Cottage Garden Makeover

Alexander John Garden Design & Maintenance are pleased to unveil the Hook Norton Cottage garden makeover. Designed in the early part of 2017 and constructed through 2017 and into 2018. This garden located close to the village center has been one of our biggest and most enjoyable projects builds to date. The design and planting scheme was an absolute joy and pleasure to create for the client. Thankfully the client was after a garden that was more heavy planting than hard landscaping. Yet the hard landscaping bought the garden together.

A south facing garden on a downward slope with the need to make maintenance easier and in time to work on the garden room principle. This will become more evident once the garden matures over time. The new garden features the following features:

  • Circular lawn with radiating curved pathway and curved beds in the upper garden
  • Border edging with Lavender Hidcote to create a fragrant hedge and to attract Bees
  • Zoned planting schemes to garden with Hot Color plants to one side and Cool Color planting to the other
  • Feature trees to provide the garden with height with colored foliage, berries, and flowers and to encourage birds
  • Feature boundary trellis work to echo the overall design of the garden theme
  • Narrow Granite sett paving providing access around the entire garden
  • Two tier pool with Waterfall, planted with pond and marginal plants
  • The lower garden area with a feature seating/viewpoint overlooking the valley beyond
  • Further planting to provide interest from insects and create movement with the use of grasses to stimulate the senses.
  • The client has added further features like birdhouse/table and feeders
  • The garden now benefits from a bespoke greenhouse added post garden completion for the growing and overwintering of any tender garden plants

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Contact us for your FREE Garden design consultation appointment. We can provide numerous ideas to help you make the most of your garden. We offer FREE costings, ideas and mood boards to help you visualize your new garden before any hard landscaping work takes place. Now booking new inquiries for September 2018 – February 2019.

 

 

Climbing Plants for all Seasons

Climbing Plants for all Seasons

Climbing plants for all Seasons Climbers provide colour and interest at a height, as well as working as an effective cover-up for bare fences, walls and trellis. They can also be used as a screen to provide a little extra privacy above fences or walls. Not only do they serve these purposes, but they really… Continue Reading

Country Garden makeover, Swalcliffe

Country Garden makeover, Swalcliffe

Introduction Banbury Gardeners are commissioned to create a country garden makeover to this rural cottage garden in North Oxfordshire close to the village of Swalcliffe near Banbury. A beautiful tranquil garden enclosed by stone walling with an enchanting peacefulness looking out to the countryside beyond. Garden Brief Primarily to create new planting schemes throughout the… Continue Reading

New Garden maintenance, Wroxton, Banbury

New Garden maintenance, Wroxton, Banbury

New Garden maintenance in Wroxton, Oxfordshire Banbury Gardeners welcome a new garden maintenance in Wroxton near Banbury Oxfordshire. Located in the heart of this North Oxfordshire village is this delightful cottage garden on 6 levels. This garden will now be maintained by us on a fortnightly basis by one of our new gardeners James. Garden… Continue Reading

Newbottle mini garden makeover, Banbury

Newbottle mini garden makeover, Banbury

Newbottle Mini Garden Makeover, Banbury, Oxfordshire Alexander John Garden Design & Maintenance of Banbury Gardeners are invited for the design and build of a mini garden makeover to this garden in Newbottle near Kings Sutton. Located on the edge of the village overlooking the Oxfordshire countryside. A rural cottage style garden wanting to undertake a… Continue Reading

Bare root hedging plants suitable for Autumn – Winter planting.

Bare root hedging plants suitable for Autumn – Winter planting.

  Alder – Alnus glutinosa.   A fast-growing, medium-sized native tree found all over Britain, especially in wet places. Very hardy and coping with a wide range of soil types, Alder is particularly useful for preventing soil erosion, and for establishing plantings in waterlogged areas. Young plants are seldom attacked by rabbits or stock, so makes… Continue Reading

Garden maintenance, Kings Sutton

Garden maintenance, Kings Sutton

New Garden joins our portfolio Banbury Gardeners welcome a new garden maintenance in Kings Sutton near Banbury, Oxfordshire.  A delightful private terraced garden arsing from the property by a series of stone steps. Each of the terraced areas provide something different of interest to the garden visitor. The garden will receive the following services: Garden… Continue Reading

Garden update, Dorset

Garden update, Dorset

Garden Update. Banbury Gardeners provide an update on a garden that was built and planted a while ago. located in a small village north of Dorchester.  This private enclosed garden enjoys a south facing aspect. Here we images of the garden now its looking good. Here is a link from a previous post on this… Continue Reading

Garden design, Hook Norton

Garden design, Hook Norton

Banbury Gardeners have been invited to design this garden in the village of Hook Norton, Oxfordshire. Located on the old former railway line this garden has a south facing outlook to the rear. New garden to feature terraced lawns with pathway, two tier water feature with waterfall, garden lighting , terraced planting and a timber framed… Continue Reading