Location: Allenwater Drive, Fordingbridge

Garden Size: 150 square metres

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Allenwater Drive Fordingbridge Garden Pond Frame DismantleAllenwater Drive Fordingbridge Garden Maturity In August 2022


First time buyers, Louise and Nick, approached us in January 2021 to overhaul their garden.


  • Remove existing pond frame and fill in the remaining hole
  • Move shed to the other side of the garden so they could use the existing concrete base as a seating area and capitalise on the sunny location
  • Add areas for growing vegetables, fruit and herbs
  • Add diverse, all year-round colour
  • Install a path to the bottom of the garden
  • Enhance the quality of the lawn

Our Creation

  • Cotswold gravel path with 4in x 1in wooden edging to separate the gravel from the lawn and lavender
  • Two steps with a 4in x 2in frame and Cotswold gravel infill
  • Raised bed with raspberries, thornless blackberries and blueberry bush
  • Raised bed with tomatoes, basil, marigold, rosemary, parsley and chillies
  • Raised bed with perennial flowers including alliums, salvia and gladiolus
  • Raised bed with Mediterranean herb selection and cherry tomatoes
  • Border with shrub selection including camellia, photinia and pieris
  • Border with fragrant David Austin rose selection
  • Border with French lavender
  • Border with catmint, malva, foxgloves, delphiniums and lupins
  • Original cherry tree moved to rear of garden
  • A formal dining area and informal seating area
  • Shed moved to opposite side of garden to free up a seating area. Note the espaliered apple tree on the shed
  • Painting of shed and fence
  • Addition of solar lights along the path and rear of garden