Rutherglen

This small garden was in a lot of trouble, with bad soil and drainage, poor quality turf and inaccessible planting. The client needed easy access to all parts of the garden and a low maintenance planting solution so that she could enjoy her outdoor space. The wet turf was replaced with artficial turf, whilst the…

Mount Florida Water Feature

This tranquil water feature and seating area replaced an overgrown planting bed. The Cor-Ten screens are bespoke, set behind a circle of Porphyry setts. A centre water bowl provides some soft movement and sounds as the water overspills gently. The planting, when mature will be soft and billowing with grasses, verbena, rogersia, salvias, hostas, ferns…

Strathbungo

    Still to be finished with some soft herbaceous planting, this classic courtyard garden was created from a damp patch of grass. The whole space has been lifted by the natural stone paving and the property complimented by the formal shapes of the buxus balls and topiarised holly trees.         

Dowanhill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34jFw703opI This Glasgow west-end garden contrasts contemporary materials with a traditional setting and the result is complimentary. Offset vitrified planking leads around the exterior of the house to a small rear courtyard with seating areas and artificial turf. Grasses, shrubs and perennials chosen for their foliage make for a low-maintenance contemporary garden. Thanks to the…

Bridge of Weir

https://youtu.be/PqCQ8pd-wdE This large front garden has been given a more contemporary treatment which flatters the style of the bungalow. The old water course and pond have been replaced by a formal path to the front door, whilst angular raised beds are planted with grasses and architectural shrubs. A seating area has been created for evening…

Paisley

A low-maintenance gravel garden has replaced an overgrown, shrubby front garden, bringing a sense of light and space. Different materials create colour contrast. Alpines, grasses and colourful shrubs create the main structure of the planting. A pergola with an internal seat creates a focal point in the corner of the garden. With thanks to Cosmetic…

Bothwell

This garden encircles a bungalow. It is a sunny site with a low maintenance approach. A large deck area sits outside the doors of the bungalow and is framed by grey sawn sandstone slabs set into beach pebbles. A grass and cobble contemplation garden sits behind a slatted screen for quiet moments. Thanks to the…

West End

A shady rear courtyard has been created using a mix of hard landscaping with traditional finishes. The car parking areas are cobbled and hard-wearing, whiles the stone flags are aesthetically pleasing and interspersed or enhanced with pebbles and minimal planting. This has created a useful and pleasing space. Build by Cosmetic Gardening and Construction.

Jordanhill

This small kids den is hidden away behind large shrubs. It is a dry, secret space accessed through a ‘wildlife’ door which hides the wolves-den mural on the back wall. A timber pergola sits over the den from which kids hanging pods can be attached for sitting in.