Sue Gilbert - Gardens by Design

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The Feature Pond Garden

A garden that was probably loved in years gone by - now under new ownership, my clients keen to get it back under control and add their own stamp to it.

On survey day- overgrown and tired but a lovely space just waiting for redesign.On survey day- overgrown and tired but a lovely space just waiting for redesign.

It was very hard in feel, and the clients were keen to soften its appearance.It was very hard in feel, and the clients were keen to soften its appearance.

The garden wrapped around the house, but didn't flow well, so part of my brief was to open up the whole space and make it work together.The garden wrapped around the house, but didn't flow well, so part of my brief was to open up the whole space and make it work together.

A new feature fish pond and decked walkways.A new feature fish pond and decked walkways.

The pond takes your eye out into the garden and the grass really helps to soften the whole space. Well done Lee and Habitat team, another lovely quality job from you all.The pond takes your eye out into the garden and the grass really helps to soften the whole space. Well done Lee and Habitat team, another lovely quality job from you all.

The pond needed time to settle before planting and fish were added.The pond needed time to settle before planting and fish were added.

Clive and Ali busy on planting day.Clive and Ali busy on planting day.

The garden after a few months and the planting is making good progress.The garden after a few months and the planting is making good progress.

The client has now added pots and little touches to make it theirs...The client has now added pots and little touches to make it theirs...

The pond now has 5 fish in it, more to be added as it continues to settle.The pond now has 5 fish in it, more to be added as it continues to settle.