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Helen Allison Garden Design - The Hillside Garden

the cottage garden

Location : Newmarket

The client’s love of plants was the driving force behind this design. It was also important that the garden provide play opportunities and a sense of adventure for a young child, and be a great outdoor party venue! While the front garden planting is traditional, the rear includes unusual and exotic specimens, including a loquat tree, elegant black bamboos, giant perennials and bog garden plants. The front and rear gardens are linked on one side by a pergola over a flagstone path, and on the other side by a narrow bark path squeezed between borders of luxuriant planting ...

 

country cottage  .  giant plants   .  adventure

pergola linking front and back gardens
the sumptuous planting alongside the bark path
the decking overlooks part of the garden
the cottage garden sets of the thatched cottage beautifully
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about GIANT PERENNIALS ...

Many are not invasive, need no staking and are easy to maintain. They are dramatic and huge fun. Many provide colour in late summer/autumn, and will stand long into winter, providing visual interest and a valuable overwintering habitat for beneficial insects.