Sue Gilbert - Gardens by Design

Sue Gilbert Gardens by Design

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Gardeners World Live 2008 Show Garden

Using the theme, 'A Sense of Curiousity is Nature's School of Education' the gardens' underlying geometric shapes are enhanced by stimulating textures and plant heights that offer movement

The garden had a backdrop of planting and decorative canvases.The garden had a backdrop of planting and decorative canvases.

Silver, variegated and topiary foliage adds to the interestSilver, variegated and topiary foliage adds to the interest

Mike Hannelly of MTH who build the garden, Alison Allen and myself who handled all the planting.Mike Hannelly of MTH who build the garden, Alison Allen and myself who handled all the planting.

We were delighted to win a Silver medal for our first attempt at a show garden- a steep learning curve!We were delighted to win a Silver medal for our first attempt at a show garden- a steep learning curve!

The plan as submitted and built.The plan as submitted and built.

My hand drawn sketch in colour of how the garden would look.My hand drawn sketch in colour of how the garden would look.