A long, narrow courtyard garden in the heart of the harbour town of Whitstable, Kent. A chunky oak deck sits directly outside the kitchen to catch the morning sun. Two characterful Fig trees frame the view of the simple dining terrace, which is reached via a sunken oak boardwalk through long borders either side. Pleached Crab apple trees planted in the crushed shell surface of the dining terrace provide privacy and vertical interest in the garden. Cleft chestnut posts create screening from the potting table and utility area to the rear of the garden.
A glimpse through the characterful figs and deep planting to the dining terrace beyond. Whitstable, Kent
A narrow, coastal, courtyard garden in whitstable, Kent. Rustic oak creates the deck and boardwalk with deep long borders to each side. With central dining terrace surrounded by pleached trees and drought tolerant planting.
Papaver 'Lauren's Grape' with Eryngium, Whitstable, Kent
Papaver ‘Lauren’s Grape’ happily self seeding in the borders and gravel in our coastal garden, providing an intense colour which is hard to beat.
Densely planted long borders in our coastal garden in Whitstable, Kent
Alliums, Angelica, Foxgloves and Briza form part of the spring scheme in the long borders around the sunken boardwalk of this coastal garden in Whitstable, Kent
Foxgloves, Alliums and Grasses in the long borders of our coastal garden. Whitstable, Kent
A narrow, coastal, courtyard garden in whitstable, Kent. Foxgloves Alliums and Briza create a delicate palette of colours and textures in the long borders.
Oak Boardwalk in our coastal garden. Whitstable, Kent
A simple oak boardwalk gives direction through the garden, from the house to the dining terrace. Deep long borders to each side provide depth but also colour and texture.
Geranium 'Cloud Nine' in the long borders, Whitstable, Kent
Geranium 'Cloud Nine' in the long borders in our coastal garden in Whitstable, Kent
View of the dining terrace, boardwalk and long borders of our coastal garden in Whitstable, Kent
A view through the long borders over the boardwalk to the dining terrace surrounded by pleached crab apple trees and drought tolerant planting beneath.
A view of the dinning terrace in this coastal garden. Whitstable, Kent
A view of the dining terrace, a perfect spot to dine and entertain. The pleached crab apples provide privacy and are lit at the bases to give ambience during warm summer evening’s. Crushed shell and gravel provide the surface in which drought tolerant plants are grown. Plants such a holly hocks, Lavender, Rosemary and Verbascum’s are informally planted throughout the terrace. Whitstable, Kent
A glimpse through the screening to the rustic, reclaimed cold frames beyond. Whitstable, Kent
A bench placed perfectly to catch the last of the evening sun, against the rustic yet contemporary chestnut screening. Oak cold frames with reclaimed sash window tops for propagating and hardening off plants for the allotment and garden. Whitstable, Kent.
A view through planting in our coastal garden in Whitstable, Kent
Long borders along the boardwalk in our coastal garden in Whitstable, Kent
Thalictrum & Eryngium with a back drop of rustic chestnut poles, Whitstable, Kent
A coastal theme runs through the design of this courtyard being just moment from the sea. The planting mimics the tones and species found on the coastline in Whitstable, Kent.
Clematis let to run up over the cloud clipped box hedges in our coastal garden, Whitstable, Kent
Clemtis scrambles over the box hedge and up in the to fig trees that define the dining space in our coastal garden in Whitstable, Kent.
Eryngium, Nepeta and Thalictrum, Whitstable, Kent
A subtle colour palette, brings the essence of the coast. Whitstable, Kent.