Table top plane trees are lit with fairy lights
Marshalls sawn sandstone
Iceberg roses and astrantia
Salvia caradonna, roses and foxgloves
Edge of the cantilevered deck and paving
Table top trees uplight at night
Ali baba style water feature
Paved path with roses and nepeta
Garden at night
Table top trees underplanted with alchemical and roses
Felbridge Garden

Our client's garden is surrounded by a woodland of mature trees - oaks, sycamore and ash - that they also own. It seemed such a shame that the woods were separate from their outside space so we took down the fences and built a cantilevered deck, out into the air. This was bordered with a bespoke metal balustrade, with waved tops to reflect the shape of the surrounding trees and painted dark green. This has hugely increased the size of the garden. We've also built a new patio with an outdoor kitchen and separated off the other end of the garden with a summerhouse. This summerhouse garden has a small boardwalk and a water feature, creating a completely different seating area. Seating and a woodburning stove means the summerhouse can be used all year, and another section has been furnished as a gym. Despite being set in woodland, we brought in a large number of ornamental trees to add blossom and autumn colour to the indigenous woodland specimens.

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