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Feature Spotlight – Integrated Seats

We try to put integrated seating in lots of our designs.  Just for that time when the sun comes out, the kettle has boiled and you want to go and enjoy your garden.

Seats and benches can be integrated into all sorts of areas in the garden.  We also use them to create focal points within designs.  Here are a few different examples we’ve done recently.

Floating Slate Bench

Floating Slate Bench

Integrated Seat made from reclaimed flagstone

Integrated Seat made from reclaimed flagstone

Slate Bench Detail

Slate Bench Detail


Long Integrated Bench under-planted with ferns

Future Designs Sneak Peak

Here are a few sneak peaks at some of the gardens that are being built and planted this year

We can design for any size garden or space to suit any style.  Please Contact Us to see how we can help you.

New Design – Gentle Journey

This gently curving design for a large suburban garden in St Mellons near Cardiff worked really well.  Originally a single space we created a garden with multiple sunny and shady spaces, making the most of the mature specimens that were already in the garden.

To see more of this design visit its page here

If we could help you with your garden please Contact Us

Site Visit – Steeply Sloping Front Garden


This is a steeply sloping, wide but shallow front garden that we planted last year.  Originally turfed and a nightmare to maintain it was a typical new build garden.  Poor soil and grass that was struggling.  We renewed the soil and stripped off the turf.  Then we used new FSC timber sleepers to create mini-tiers.  We chose an Amelanchier candanensis as a feature tree against the bare two storey brick wall.  It’s a great small tree with lovely blossom as you can see from the pictures, and even better autumn colour.

The rest of the site was planted with a mix of shrubs and herbaceous perennials to give year round interest.  Mixed green and blue slate of different grades were used as a deep mulch.

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