This gorgeous but amazingly simple small garden design was completed this year for a garden in west Dublin and transformed a small unattractive space into a wonderful garden to be enjoyed all year around. The garden was quite small and an unusual shape at just over 10m at its longest by nearly 6m wide. The existing garden was finished in rough earth after works on an extension to the house had been completed and the garden needed a major upgrade to compliment the new extension.
The new design is based on a circular theme with two overlapping circles interconnected to a semi-circular patio. The design uses structure to create interest and also to soften the garden. The patio is finished in tumbled yellow limestone, which adds to the softening effect and is complimented by yellow limestone cobbles which edge the lawn and patio.
Interest is added to the small circular lawn with a stepping stone path which hugs the curve of the lawn and leads to a natural rock water feature set in a bed of Scottish cobbles near the end of the garden.
The lawn and patio are surrounded by borders filled with plants which on maturity will fill the garden with colour and give the garden a feeling of enclosure. All surrounding walls were plastered and painted white to reflect as much light as possible back into this lovely garden.
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