the-fruit-twist-garden.jpgDesigners: Suzanne and Kevin Dunne
This garden demonstrates how a wide variety of fruit can be grown in a small, modern front garden without compromising the aesthetic appearance of the space.

Garden of Night

Fri 11 2006

garden-of-night.jpgDesigners: Fiona Cazaly, Jennie Gray & Gill Dibben

Garden of Night, a mysterious, elegant and modern design, aims to turn heads at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. The theme of the planting is black; glossy petals reflect the light, while other plants absorb light into their rippled foliage.

sunflower-street-garden.jpgDesigner: Joy Riley (Creative Corners)

On Reflection is a formal front garden for a Victorian terraced house, which focuses on a simple tranquil pool for reflection and contemplation after a busy day.

gems-jubilee-garden.jpgDesigners: Staff and students of Pershore College

This front garden in Sunflower Street has been built to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Pershore College. It is sponsored by Gem Gardening and reflects a modern approach to outdoor living.

scotsdale-garden-centre.jpgDesigner: The Garden Design Centre

This year, Scotsdale has taken the elements and flavour of classic English formal gardens and combined them within a modest front garden space.

steptoes-front-garden.jpgDesigner: Paul Stone

Steptoe’s Front Garden is a tongue-in-cheek celebration of how junk and horticulture can combine to superb effect. Surplus stock has been transformed into useful and decorative garden features.

Centenary Garden

Thu 11 2006

centenary-garden.jpgDesigner: Zoe Cain

This garden is a commemoration, inspired by those who have lived and worked at St Joseph’s over the past 100 years. It is a garden full of colour, which celebrates life and shares many of the features of St Joseph’s Hospice’s own garden in the East End of London.

round-and-round-the-garden.jpgDesigners: Jenny Wisby and Sharon Kent

This garden has been used as an educational opportunity for the children at Sheddingdean Primary School to learn about their environment, recycling and the heritage of the school.

Pause for Thought

Thu 11 2006

pause-for-thought.jpgDesigners: Liz Robinson and Phillip Kaye

This garden is designed for Michael Sobell House – a hospice offering specialist palliative care to terminally ill patients and giving support to their families.

Avant Garde

Thu 11 2006

avant-garde.jpgDesigners: Kevin Cooper (Avant Garde) & Linda Fairman

The design captures the essence of the Kentish countryside using a mixture of ornamental plants and British wildflowers and grasses. It creates the illusion of an expanse of landscape within a small private space, including seating areas for sun and shade.