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GARDEN DESIGN GUIDE ⋅ EXETER ⋅ EXMOUTH

 

You’ve decided

You want completely to redesign your garden. Or maybe update key elements. It’s time to start thinking about your Garden Design Exeter. You may already have some great ideas. Maybe you need some ideas and inspiration. Here’s Exeter Landscapes Guide to Great Garden Design Exeter.

 

GARDEN DESIGN MENU ⋅ EXETER

 

 

GETTING STARTED GARDEN DESIGN EXETER ⋅ EXMOUTH

 

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Look at your garden ⋅ create a wish list

  • What do you like to keep ⋅ be positive
  • What would you changebe brave
  • What would you like to add ⋅ seating areas ⋅ paths to link areas ⋅ raised beds for planting.
  • Add a focal point ⋅ specimen trees ⋅ water feature.
  • What would like to hide ⋅ add climbers  ⋅  hedging ⋅ slatted fence.

 

 

 

CHOOSE A THEME ⋅ GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

 

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Time to re-design your garden

Choosing a garden design theme is personal.  It should reflect you tastes.  You may like a friend gardens.  Maybe you want a complete change.  Or would like to update a tired garden.  Try complement your properties look and feels.  Always try to work with existing garden features.  Remember a  garden design theme is not in stone.  Its ok  to mix and match elements from different themes.  Creating  your own personal style.  Finally.  Bring it all together in your garden design exeter.  Checkout our garden design themes for ideas great garden design exeter. 

 

POPULAR GARDEN DESIGN THEMES ⋅ EXETER

  • White garden design exmouth
  • Contemporary garden design exmouth
  • Tropical garden design exmouth
  • Zen garden design exmouth
  • Prairie garden design exmouth
  • Small garden design exmouth
  • Traditional garden design exmouth

 

GARDEN DESIGN ⋅ IDEAS INSPIRATION

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TRADITIONAL GARDEN DESIGN EXETER

 

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Go traditional ⋅ garden design ideas

Add a classic look to your garden design exeter.  Choice a classic traditional landscaping garden design.  Combine traditional materials.  With  subtle simple planting combinations.  A great garden design theme for period properties.  

 

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Materials  traditional garden design exmouth

Natural paving always look great in a tradition garden design exeter.  Add a paved formal seating area.  Extend the partying to the night.  Add zone lighting.  Edge lawn areas with sandstone edging setts.  Add elegant paths to link garden areas.  Create planting areas.  Add retaining walls and raised planters.   For a classic look.  Add subtle colours and muted textures.  Opt for straight lines.  Avoid harsh curves.  Always lay simple paving pattern. Lay large single size natural paving stones.  Create interest.  Add a natural stone border.  Use plants to soften edges and create subtle curves. 

 

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MATERIALS ⋅ TRADITIONAL GARDEN DESIGN EXETER

Design features ⋅ timber arches ⋅ timber raised beds ⋅ timber pergola

Paving ⋅ sandstone ⋅   york flags ⋅ slate paving ⋅ black limestone

Edging ⋅ borders ⋅ sandstone setts ⋅ timber ⋅ classic ever edge

Retaining walls ⋅ brick ⋅ natural sandstone setts ⋅ oak sleepers

 

MATERIALS ⋅ IDEAS INSPIRATION

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PLANTS TRADIONAL GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

 

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Use plants to create beds.  And to soften your hard landscaping.  Mask fences with climbers and hedges.  Add focal points and interest.  Add specimen trees and topiary.  Create subtle planting combinations.  Complementing natural landscaping materials.

 

Focal points ⋅ magnolia ⋅ camellia ⋅ pleached trees

Red ⋅ hellenium ⋅ echinacae ⋅ crosomia ⋅ gaura pink

Blue  alliums ⋅ aganthus ⋅ echinop ⋅ verbena ⋅ eryngium

Yellow  alliums ⋅ aganthus ⋅ echinops ⋅ verbena

White  achillea ⋅ hydrangea ⋅ foxglove

 

 

 

STRUCTURAL PLANTS TRADITIONAL GARDEN DESIGN

 

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Add shape and structure to your Garden Design Exeter.  Create contrast.  Add a backdrop for colours.

 

Medium ⋅ euphorbia ⋅ skimmia

Large 1 ⋅ hebe ⋅ box hedging ⋅ box topiary ⋅ fatsia ⋅ smoke bush ⋅ mahonia ⋅ yew columns

Large 2 ⋅ acuba ⋅ choisya ⋅ smoke bush

Hedges ⋅ yew ⋅ copper beech ⋅ laurel

Climbers ⋅ clematis armandi ⋅ trachelospermum jasminoides

 

PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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PLANTING COMBINATIONS ⋅ GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

 

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FOR A CLASSIC TOUCH OF ELEGANCE

Traditional box ⋅ allium ⋅ yellow tulips ⋅ lavender ⋅ hebes ⋅ box hedging

Italian box ⋅ alliums ⋅ crocosmia ⋅ standard olives ⋅ box balls ⋅ lavender

 

Planting combinations traditional contemporary zen

 

 

 

CONTEMPORARY GARDEN DESIGN 

 

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Materials ⋅ contemporary garden design

Contemporary stone paving always look great in a contemporary garden design exeter.  Choose strong muted colours.  Add bold a paving design.  With well designed lines.  Compliment with  strong planting.  Combine interesting shapes with vibrant colours.  Don’t over complicate your garden design exeter.  Avoid over complicated curves.  Always add strong shapes.  For a contemporary feel.  Lay large paving stones.  In a single sized pattern. 

 

Create interest

Add a contemporary stone border.  Use complementary edging setts.  Avoid garish geometric patterns.  They will date overtime.  Add can be hard to live with.  Use planting  boarders to ‘ bed in’  your paving.   Softening edges.  Creating subtle curves in your Garden Design Exeter.

 

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MATERIALS ⋅ CONTEMPORARY  GARDEN DESIGN EXETER 

Design features ⋅ garden lighting ⋅ fire pits ⋅ slatted fences ⋅ decking ⋅ rendered planters

Paving ⋅ smooth sandblast sandstone ⋅ granite ⋅ kandula grey sandstone ⋅ porcelain tiles

Edging ⋅ borders ⋅ granite sites ⋅ ever edge

Retaining walls ⋅ render walls ⋅ k render ⋅ design clad

 

MATERIALS ⋅ IDEAS INSPIRATION

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PLANTS ⋅ CONTEMPORARY GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

Use planting effectively. Soften your landscaping materials.  Adding interest to your garden design exeter.  Mask unsightly garden features.  With climbers and hedges.  For added interests.  Add strong shapes to beds and borders. Plant garden borders with lush drifts of ‘hot’ colours.  Create a back drop.  Add structural shrubs.  Contrast colour with  dark foliage.  Create a focal points.   Add specimen trees and shrubs.

 

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Focal points ⋅ pleached trees ⋅ olives ⋅ acers ⋅ tree ferns ⋅ silver birch ⋅ magnolia ⋅ beech columns

Red ⋅ crocosmia ⋅ kniphothia ⋅ gaura ⋅ camelia ⋅ rhododendron ⋅ hellenium ⋅ poppy

Blue ⋅ lavender ⋅ agapanthus ⋅ alliums ⋅ iris ⋅ echinops ⋅ verbena ⋅ eryngium

Yellow ⋅ rudbeckia ⋅ iris ⋅ tulips ⋅ achillea ⋅ azelea

White ⋅ iris ⋅ hydrangea ⋅ tulip ⋅ echinacae

 

 

 

STRUCTURAL PLANTS ⋅ CONTEMPORARY GARDEN DESIGN

 

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CONSTRAST HOT COLOURS WITH A DARK BACKGROUND

Medium ⋅ phormium ⋅ carex ⋅ festuca ⋅ pennisetum ⋅ euphorbia ⋅ pittosporum ⋅ heuchera ⋅ hebe.

Large ⋅ fatsia ⋅ smoke bush ⋅ mahonia ⋅ bamboo ⋅ mischanthus ⋅ acer ⋅ box balls.

Hedges ⋅ photina ⋅ copper beech ⋅ berberis.

Climbers ⋅ trachelospermum jasminoides.

 

PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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PLANTING COMBINATIONS ⋅ CONTEMPORARY GARDEN DESIGN

 

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BOLD PLANTING WITH A TOUCH OF ELEGANCE ⋅ GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

Modern box ⋅ allium ⋅ skimmia ⋅ olive 1/2 standard ⋅ pittosporum ‘tom thumb’ ⋅ box hedging ⋅ eryngium

Silver ⋅ white ⋅astilbe ⋅ white tulip ⋅ gaura ⋅ pachysandra ⋅silver birch

Simple ground cover ⋅ acer ⋅ viburnum davidii ⋅ heuchera ⋅ shield ferns

 

Planting combinations traditional contemporary zen

 

 

 

TROPICAL GARDEN DESIGN EXETER

 

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MATERIALS ⋅ TROPICAL GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

 

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Add the wow  factor

Combine lush foliage with vivid vibrant colours.  With natural landscaping materials.  Real timber decking and natural paving stone.  For a contemporary twist.  Add a hardwood slatted fence.  Focal points.  Water feature  for movement.  Specimen plants,  tree ferns and palms.

 

MATERIALS ⋅ TROPICAL  GARDEN DESIGN EXETER

Design features ⋅ hardwood decking ⋅ q-deck ⋅ slatted fence ⋅ sunken hot tubs.

Paving ⋅ slate ⋅ black limestone ⋅ granite

Edging ⋅ borders ⋅ timber ⋅ black limestone setts  ⋅ ever edge

Retaining walls ⋅ softwood sleepers ⋅ hardwood sleepers

 

MATERIALS ⋅ IDEAS INSPIRATION

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PPLANTS ⋅ TROPICAL GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

 

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Add drifts of  hot colours.  Combine with a backdrop.  Of  lush green foliage.  Add height and interest.   Specimen plants,  Tree Ferns and Palms.  Enclose or screen areas.  Add a bamboo. Soften fences or walls by Adding climbers. 

 

Focal points ⋅ tree ferns

Red ⋅ crocosmia ⋅ canna lilly ⋅ camelia ⋅ rhododendrons.

Blues ⋅ agapanthus ⋅ iris ⋅ azelia.

Yellow ⋅ iris ⋅ kniphothia.

White ⋅ camelia ⋅ astilbe ⋅ yucca.

 

 

 

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ADD HOT COLOURS.  CREATE A BACKDROP OF LUSH FOLIAGE

Medium ⋅ ferns   phormium ⋅ hosta ⋅ japanese surge ⋅euphorbia.

Large ⋅ fatisa ⋅ smoke bush ⋅ bamboo ⋅ mahonia ⋅ acuba.

Hedges ⋅ laurel ⋅ bamboo screen ⋅ photina.

Climbers ⋅ trachelospermum jasminoides ⋅ hedera.

 

PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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PLANTING COMBINATIONS ⋅ TROPICAL GARDEN DESIGN

 

COMBINE HOT COLOURS WITH LUSH FOLIAGE

Modern tropical ⋅  crocosmia ⋅ helenium ⋅ hosta ⋅ acer ⋅ phormium tricolour ⋅ phormium ⋅  bronze ⋅  fatsia

 

Planting combinationstraditional contemporary zen

 

 

 

PRAIRIE GARDEN DESIGN EXETER

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Hit the prairie ⋅ low maintenance gardens

Create a relaxed feel to your garden design exeter.  Add movement and colour.  Plant coloured perennials with bladed grasses. Combine with natural stone walkways and timber decking.

 

 

MATERIALS ⋅ PRAIRIE GARDEN DESIGN EXETER

 

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Compliment drifts of colours with natural stone walkways.  Add a traditional decking area for entertaining.

 

Design features ⋅ decking ⋅ timber edge walk ways ⋅ gravel path & beds.

Paving ⋅ slate ⋅ sandstone ⋅ porcelain tiles ⋅ granite.

Edging ⋅ borders ⋅ timber ⋅ bricks⋅ black limestone setts ⋅ ever edge.

Retaining walls ⋅ rendered walls ⋅ softwood sleepers.

 

MATERIALS ⋅ IDEAS INSPIRATION

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PRAIRIE PLANTS ⋅ GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

 

Create a garden with a relaxed feel

Create a relaxed garden with an informal feel.  Add movement and interest to your Garden Design Exeter.  Combine perennial grasses with drifts of subtle colour.  Care for your grasses.  Leave faded silver foliage for winter interest.  Cut back and encourage new growth in early spring.   

 

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Focal points ⋅ olives ⋅ laurel ⋅ photinia   miscantus ‘sinensis’ 

Red ⋅ hellenium ⋅  poppy ⋅ guara ⋅  sedum ⋅ echinacea. 

Blue ⋅ agapanthus ⋅ verbena ⋅ alliums ⋅ echinops. 

Yellow ⋅ rudbekia ⋅ sunflower ⋅ iris.

White ⋅ anenomes ⋅ aster ⋅ astilbe.

 

 

 

STRUCTURAL PLANTS ⋅ PRARRIE GARDEN DESIGN EXETER

 

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Medium ⋅ festuca ⋅ euphorbia ⋅ stipa ⋅ hebes ⋅ pennisetum ⋅ phormium.

Large ⋅ fatisa ⋅ smoke bush ⋅  phormiums ⋅  mahonia ⋅  mischanthus.

Hedges ⋅ photina ⋅ berberis.

Climbers ⋅ trachelospermum jasminoides ⋅ hedera.

 

PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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ZEN OUT AND RELAX ⋅ JAPANESE GARDENS

 

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For relaxation ⋅ meditation

Complement traditional sandstone paving with large smooth boulders & light coloured ornamental gravel.  Add Barked areas.  Adding contrast to gravel beds.  Lighting will add an extra dimension.  Perfect for entertaining in those long hot summer nights.

 

Create a mini wood land

Plant a string or cluster of multi stemmed silver birch trees.  Under plant with ground cover:  japanese pachysandra or vinca major.  Add japanese shield ferns, interplanted with white astille.

 

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JAPANESE STYLE PLANTS ⋅ GARDEN DESIGN EXMOUTH

 

bamboo, fatisa japonica, phormium, hosta, pinus mugo and clipped box cubes.  acers or maples: reds acers work well with red heucheras.  and surprisingly green acers work well with new ‘lime’ green coloured varieties. 

 

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Focal points 1 ⋅ magnolia ⋅ cloud trees ⋅ classic topiary. 

Focal points 2 ⋅ stone sculptures ⋅ clusters of boulders ⋅ stone seating areas ⋅ zen water features.  

Small ⋅ cyclamen ⋅ crocosmia lucifer japanese blood grass ⋅ fetuca ⋅hosta ⋅ pachysandra.

Medium ⋅ red camellia ⋅ azelia ⋅ white hydrangea ⋅ white magnolia ⋅ pinus mungo.

 

PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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BULBS ⋅ GARDEN DESIGN EXETER

Bulbs are extremely easy to grow in your garden.  Add formal arrangements or natural drifts of colour to garden design.  Great for adding an early splash of colour. A welcome break during those dull winter months.  Bulbs are great value, especially when bought in bulk.

 

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Formal spring colour

Add aliums ‘globemaster’ and tulip ‘blue parrot’ and frame with buxus box hedging.  Finish the bed off by adding ornamental gravel or  a dense blue carpet of forget-me-nots.

 

Winter hot colours

Add Crocus ‘luteus’.  Yellow goblets of colour, surrounded by a carpet of rich magenta – cyclamen coum.  Add white snow drops, for that extra sparkle.

 

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Early summer colour

Create an  informal Prairie garden.  Add Iris ‘symphony’ for its subtle yellow colour.  Combine with reds poppies and blues verbena.  Add grasses for height and interest: miscanthus,  stipa and festuca.

 

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Yellows ⋅ blues

 Combine yellow Tulip ‘sweet harmony’ and with a carpet of blue forget-me-nots. 

Garden design Complement with dark leave heucheras and berberis ⋅ Green leafed Euphorbia ⋅ White daffodils.

 

PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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WHITE FLOWER GARDEN ⋅ GARDEN DESIGN

 

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An old favourite

Recreate the timeless classic.  Restrict your colour palette.  Select plants flowering in shades of white or cream.  Create a white twilight glow. 

 

Classic whites 

Tulips ⋅ foxgloves ⋅ astilbe deutschland ⋅ white hydrangea ⋅  gaura ⋅ clematis ⋅ climbing rose ⋅ rises ⋅ pittosporum ‘tombia’.

 

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A SLICE OF LEMON

Achillea will add a touch of lemon to your planting scheme.  Giving your beds interest & contrast.  Subtle shades of lemon will cut through your garden design, highlighting each  individual white drift.

 

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PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATION

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GREEN & SILVER FOLIAGE

Add foliage to your beds for support and structure.  plants include: phormium, beech columns, viburnum, miscanthus and euphorbia.

 

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PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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Planting combinationstraditional contemporary zen

 

 

 

CONTRAST WHITES ⋅ DARK COLOURS

Add a contemporary twist by adding darker tones.  Contrast groups of white tulips contrast with ‘Queen of Night’ black variety.  Surround white tulips with an ornamental black grass (ophiopogon Niger Lilyturf). 

 

Dark colours  pittosporium ‘tomb tumb’ ⋅ phormiums ⋅ smoke bush ⋅ black bamboo.

 

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Cool white wood land

Combine silver birch trees with pale hellebores, snow drops, ferns and hostas to create your own classic woodland.

 

PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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TURN UP THE HEAT ⋅ HOT COLOURS

 

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Add hot colours for extra zip.  Combine red, yellow and purple hues.  Plants   cotinus ‘royal purple, achillea, rudbeckia, kniphothia ‘red hot poker’, crocosmia, allium and echinops.  Add a dark back drop of berberis or a smoke bush for added contrast. 

 

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PLANTS ⋅ IDEAS ⋅ INSPIRATIONS

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Planting combinationstraditional contemporary zen

 

 

 

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