Portfolio Detail - Mr and Mrs Corke - Design and Build Back Garden in East Hyde

The Brief

A complete design and build project - the garden was not level which restricted its use

The Timescale

4 weeks.

Client Feedback

(Mr and Mrs Corke, Back Garden in East Hyde) - We are delighted with the service delivered by Kings garden design. The best thing for us was that we had a single point of contact for the delivery of everything: brilliant design, materials, project management, aftercare, and a great fixed price. Martin was a pleasure to deal with, keeping us informed at every step of the way.

Before

The garden was not used by the clients due to the slope and no seating areas - really great potential as the views across the ajacent field is amazing!


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Not really being used as a back garden
The garden had a severe slope which really resticted its use.
Views at the back of the garden are stunning as the space backs on to corn fields
No plants, colour or structure to the garden - required a solid design

During

A fair portion of the build time was taken moving soil in prepeartion for seating areas. The garden is split into two by the pergola which acts as a focal point in the garden.


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Pine sleeper planters to add height and interest to the garden
leveling the area for the 2nd seating area to make the most of the fantastic views!
Sleeper steps and wooden pergola which helps join to the two levels
Seating area constructed with sandstone slabs

After

Two seating areas were built along with a wooden pergola - pine sleeper were used for planters and a retaining wall. Planting was large leafed architectual tropical plants to make a bold statement


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Bold tropical planting was chosen to make an impact
Two seating areas were built joined by a sandstone path
Wooden pergola constructed to add hight and a focal point to the garden
The garden is a usable space with two separate seating areas. Colour, form and texture has been added in the form of tropical large architectural planting