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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.

 

 

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

Garden design & build, Middleton Cheney

Garden design & build, Middleton Cheney

Introduction Banbury Gardeners complete the garden design and build to this rear garden in Middleton Cheney, Oxfordshire. Designed By Alexander John of Banbury Gardeners and built by Mark Wilson of Banbury Paving and Fencing. This private south facing garden now commands interest i the following areas: Garden Features A raised corner patio built in local… Continue Reading

Garden Design Kings Sutton, Northamptonshire

Garden Design Kings Sutton, Northamptonshire

Alexander John Garden Design of Banbury Gardeners have been invited to create a garden design in Kings Sutton near Banbury. A delightful small garden overlooking beautiful fields into  Oxfordshire. New garden to be low maintenance with emphasis on entertaining space, colourful contemporary planting, raised beds and garden split into 3 zones. Garden owners looking for new garden to create interest as… Continue Reading

New Garden maintenance, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

New Garden maintenance, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

Wellesbourne Garden maintenance Banbury Gardeners welcome a new garden maintenance in the Warwickshire village of Wellesbourne. Located in the heart of the old village stands this garden enclosed by old brick walling and fencing. A large rectangular shaped garden with a west facing outlook. Garden services to include: Weekly / Fortnightly garden maintenance during 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

Garden makeover Fenny Compton

Garden makeover Fenny Compton

Banbury Gardeners have completed the garden makeover to a property in Fenny Compton Warwickshire. See the original post here when we first mentioned the garden. https://www.banburygardeners.co.uk/garden-makeover-banbury-gardeners/ The property sits on the outskirts of the village and forms part of a converted barn. The owners were primarily looking for a Low maintenance garden and with privacy and… Continue Reading

Keeping on top of Winter Lawn Care

Keeping on top of Winter Lawn Care

Banbury gardeners and Banbury Lawncare insist on keeping on top of Winter lawn care even once the grass stops growing at this time of the year. As autumn turns to winter, make the most of any dry days and rake the lawn to keep it free of leaves. A thick layer of leaves will smother a… 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

Mini Garden Makeover, Banbury

Mini Garden Makeover, Banbury

Mini Garden Makeover, Banbury Banbury Gardeners complete the first stage build of this mini garden makeover to this property in Banbury, Oxfordshire. A small rear garden having undergone the addition of further raised beds and the installation of an Artificial lawn. Beds to be planted up in autumn 2017 with low maintenance year round  intrerest… Continue Reading