London (change)
Today 26°C / 16°C
Tomorrow 24°C / 16°C

El_Chaffinch


Latest posts by El_Chaffinch

11 to 11 of 11

Front garden From scratch

Posted: 29/07/2012 at 23:08

I've recently been rennovating a friends garden, would love to get some feedback.

We've sourced materials as cheaply as possible, and settled on a design that's both achievable and desired by the garden owner.

I've taken these photo's and will write what I was doing:

http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w443/El_Chaffinch/minecraft/garden%20design/landscaping%20and%20planting/101.jpg

 


The onriginal garden

 Essentially what you see is how the garden started, with a low rockery wall where you see the dip. The whole garden is layered in bark chip, weed supressent matting, and heavy clay soil.

http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w443/El_Chaffinch/minecraft/garden%20design/landscaping%20and%20planting/110.jpg

 


The design

After deciding on a practical and desirable design I drew it out with string and stakes. This helped me gauge the amount of earth works required. The bottom left is a pond, middle right is a seating area, and the lines represent new rockery walls, running through the middle of pond and seating is a walk way.

 

 

11 to 11 of 11

Discussions started by El_Chaffinch

Front garden From scratch

My first project, hopefully not my last 
Replies: 17    Views: 2249
Last Post: 17/12/2012 at 15:11
1 returned