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A Town Garden in Huntingdon Avenue

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

A collaboration between Gardenproud and local designer Micheal Taylor, to create a town garden in Huntingdon Avenue, Tunbridge Wells.

Huntingdon Avenue is set in the prestigious new Royal Wells Park development by Berkeley Homes. It comprises of a mix of medium and larger proportioned town houses and apartments. The town houses all benefit from small gardens adjoining terraces, leading off kitchen and dining areas.

The approach to Gardenproud came through a recommendation.

Our client had recently moved into the property from a nearby house and enjoyed her gardening. She therefore wanted to create an outdoor space that would provide an interesting vista from the house, with room to develop and maintain a planting scheme. The design needed to include a pond, a summerhouse, plus provide some screening from nearby buildings. It needed to include a patio area adjoining the kitchen, plus beds for planting.

Mike came up with an innovative concept, that maximised the use of the space and created interesting focal points. The team at Gardenproud then helped bring this to life with working drawings, turning the concept into a 3 dimensional space and adding attributes, including the mirrored monoliths, raised bed and pond features.

Client Mari Mason, commented…..

“I am delighted with the gorgeous garden that the team at Gardenproud have produced for me.

Tim has worked closely with Mike and me, interpreting our design and adding beautiful touches of his own. Throughout the project he has been sensitive to my wishes, and has made changes as needed.

The team working in the garden were wonderful, always cheerful and a pleasure to have around, despite working through some of the most unpleasant December and January weather.

The workmanship throughout is of the very highest standard with attention to every detail. I thoroughly recommend the whole Gardenproud team, and I am certain they will create your dream garden, as they have mine.”

For further information about this garden and our work in Huntingdon Avenue, or a copy of our case study brochure, please contact Tim Sykes on 07725 173820, or via email at reallygardenproud@btinternet.com

New Look at Gardenproud!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The new Gardenproud brochure is printed and available for you to see.

It features some of the highlights from our recent Landscaping projects.

To get your copy, or for more information about our

Design, Construction or Maintenance services,

just contact us at info@reallygardenproud.com

or, call Tim Sykes on 07725 173820

A garden to harmonise with a contemporary house transformation

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Challenge

The Client was undertaking a major refurbishment of their house, transforming it from a rather ordinary looking 1960′s property into a contemporary structure reminiscent of North American cedar clad buildings.

The garden was suffering from collateral damage from the building works and this needed remedying.

The Client also wished to create new pathways, a much enhanced pond and water feature, and wanted the terraces refurbished.

Gardenproud were required to dovetail their works schedule with all the contractors on site.

Solution

Gardenproud designed a series of pathways and beds that improved the presentation and access around the house.

They also designed a new waterfall feature, plus sandstone surround that helped transform this area into a subtropical terrace thus integrating with the building design.

New centralised steps were incorporated, dramatising the view of the terraces from the garden and improving access.

The upper terrace was cleaned, completely relayed, re-styled and re-pointed to work with new door and window openings.

An area to the side of the house was enhanced with further timber steps, driftwood, rocks and tropical plants.

Finally the lawns were re-turfed and fertilised in areas where they had received heavy damage.

All the works were completed on schedule and project managed by Gardenproud to cause least disruption to the Client, their labrador Nelson and other contractors.