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By Carol Edwards

A Japanese themed garden design

The Project

This was a project that involved all three of the HollandGreen divisions – HG Architecture, HG Interior Design & HG Garden Design – renovating a family home just outside Marlow. By working together, we ensured a wonderful & harmonious relationship between the indoor & outdoor spaces.

What was the HG Garden Design Brief?

Work on the garden was the final part of the full HollandGreen renovation project – a perfect example of our holistic approach to creating wonderful living spaces, where the garden was designed to meet the client’s aspirations and complement the clean lines and style of the newly refurbished home.

The key to a successful garden design starts with a comprehensive brief.  Here, the client wanted to bring simplicity and serenity to the outdoor living space and create a peaceful sanctuary for contemplation.

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How did we create the atmosphere?

We chose to introduce Japanese inspired elements with a contemporary twist to complement the new architecture and interiors.  A limited planting palette of green and white combined with water, stone and simple clean lines were brought together to create the cool, calm atmosphere our client was seeking and a seamless transition from inside to outside.

Specimen Japanese maples and architectural trees add height and movement, and a special ‘cloud pruned’ feature tree and carefully selected materials and textures of green and white planting lead the eye to create a welcoming approach to the front door.  A stunning Acer campestre Bonsai takes centre stage and a Ginkgo biloba, Acer dissectum and flat top Taxus baccata topiary balls complete the Japanese inspired theme.

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Beautiful green planting design garden and landscaping bucks family home
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Summer ready, project completed

We are delighted to have completed the rest of the scheme layouts and planting; the garden is now ready to enjoy, a place for calm, contemplation and relaxation.

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What’s Next?

We provide Landscape Design services throughout LondonSurreyOxfordshireBuckinghamshireBerkshire and the Cotswolds.

If you need a garden design to extend your outdoor living space, or if you have finished the hard landscaping and need to transform the area with planting, we can work with you to create an outdoor space that seamlessly links with your property, sits well within the landscape and will be truly unique to you.

Contact us for an initial chat about your project and we can discuss the various options or read more about our Landscape Design Services.