Tag: garden design
Walled Garden Design
Usually the preserve of large country homes, walled gardens are a statement piece that offer both a practical and aesthetic character to a garden. They offer a secluded retreat for both humans and plants alike.
Garden Design – Pots and Pottery
The humble garden plant pot has a fascinating history dating back to Egyptian times when pots were first used to move plants from one growing environment to another. These pots were crafted from terracotta, a natural clay fired at a low temperature used by the Egyptians and later Romans.
Garden Design – Social Spaces in Gardens
Contemporary gardens are transforming into sumptuous extensions of our indoor living spaces, offering a multitude of well-designed functional social spaces for all to enjoy.
Water Features in Garden Design
Water features have been popular in garden design for centuries. Water is essential to life, and plants. It might be for this reason that being close to water has been scientifically proven to be calming, stress-reducing, and health improving.
Modern Country Garden Estate Design Elements
Modern country garden estates are a contemporary take on the grand country garden estate design tradition. In a modern country estate garden, traditional design elements are cleverly entwined with modern-day twists, these include modern planting, contemporary hard landscaping, social indoor-outdoor spaces, and swimming pools.
Traditional Country Estate Garden Design – 8 Key Elements
The beauty and grandeur of country estates entice and enthrall. The estate gardens of these sumptuous dwellings have an array of magnificent traditional design elements. These garden design elements work in unison with the stunning country estate architecture. Whilst not exhaustive, we have compiled a list of 8 key traditional country estate garden design elements for you to explore.
Landscaping Coronavirus – working safely during the pandemic
During the coronavirus pandemic as lockdown slowly eases, Graduate Landscapes have evolved our working practices keep our customers, staff and members of the public safe. We are following best practice guidelines, and being ISO and Bali registered ensures high standards. In this article we wanted to share with you our extensive working procedures.
The Value of Garden Spaces During and Beyond Coronavirus
“During these times the beneficial effects of gardens and green spaces have never been more apparent…this link between gardens and our health has never been more relevant – especially as we endure the challenges of the confined circumstances in which we currently find ourselves.” Prince Charles
Sustainable Garden Design
Creating a sustainable garden can help increase biodiversity, provide an eco friendly solution to flora and fauna whilst maintaining a visually stunning wow factor.
Natural Swimming Pool Design
Natural swimming pools bring contemporary design luxury to your garden. Natural swimming pool designs can be truly breathtaking. They are highly flexible and can be designed to resemble water in the wild, blending in to planting landscape design, or have a more modernist architectural design. They have crisp crystal-clear water that is beautifully refreshing to swim in.