A Cornish Oasis

Mon 11 2006

a-cornish-oasis.jpgcornish-oasis.jpgDesigners: Kevin Gleeson, Martyn Sergeant, Will Atkins, Martin Gane, Fiona Le Tissier, Tim Davies and Lesley Kingsley

A Cornish Oasis garden uses innovative planting and hard landscaping to convey an impression of the traditional Cornwall.

Saveurs de France

Mon 11 2006

saveurs-de-france.jpgDesigner: Jane Dickinssaveurs-de-france1.jpg

Saveurs de France conveys the spirit of French life. The planting is in a range of pinks to deep purple with dashes of vibrant yellows and startling vermilions. Key plants are lavender, fuchsia and pelargonium.

Conifer Courtyard

Mon 11 2006

conifer-courtyard.jpgconifer-courtyard1.jpgDesigner: Dawn Compton

This garden aims to show how conifers can be used effectively with hardy perennials and bedding plants to provide interesting combinations of colour, shape and texture.

the-north-east-england-passion-garden.jpgDesigners: Penny Denoon & John Carmichaelpassion-garden.jpg

The North East England Passion Garden is a celebration of the exuberant spirit of the north eastern people and of the region’s rich heritage, culture and diverse landscapes.

the-kinnaird-garden.jpgDesigners: Sue Bradbury and Catherine Jago

In A Highland Retreat a stepping stone path, in soft heather hues and engraved with reminders of wonderful Scottish rivers, takes the visitor to a stone bothey, which is topped with native plants.

Daisy garden

Sat 11 2006

daisy-garden.jpgDesigner: Kati Crome

In addition to demonstrating how unity and balance can be achieved in a small area, the garden also illustrates the huge diversity within the daisy family.

A Garden For Robin

Sat 11 2006

a-garden-for-robin.jpgDesigners: Diane Appleyard, Paul Ashton, Dawn Johnson, Simon Street, John Walker

This is a contemporary space to capture the spirit of York Gate Garden in Leeds. This garden has been named after the designer of the York Gate Garden, Robin Spencer.

Courtyard Sanctuary

Sat 11 2006

courtyard-sanctuary.jpgDesigner: Adam Woolcott & Jonathan Smith (A W Gardening Services)courtyard-garden.jpg

The designers have created a garden surrounded by a flint wall, within which there is a cobbled path leading to a stone bench in a quiet corner under a yew tree.

the-city-workers-retreat.jpgDesigner: Ian Rochead

This is a modern contemporary garden for city workers to enjoy, relax and entertain in at the end of a hardworking day

The Green Room

Sat 11 2006

the-green-room.jpgDesigner: Caspar Gabbthe-green-room1.jpg

This garden recreates the atmosphere of a sub-tropical forest clearing, with a contemporary twist on the English classics of a pergola and hanging baskets.