Rathmines, Dublin 6
10 June 2014
Garden Design and Landscape construction project for an 1850’s Protected House in Rathmines. We had completed the front garden of this property a few months previous. The existing garden was raised above basement level and retained by a low wall with two sets of steps up.
Our clients brief was to create a formal garden layout connecting spaces with materials and planting and to create patio areas to maximise the limited sun getting into the garden. The garden was also to be a space to display our clients many beautiful garden sculptures.
The agreed garden design sees the installation of two new granite patios connected with a gravel strip in between and surrounded by cobble edged planting beds. New widened granite steps were installed as well as granite capping to the existing walls. A formal line of Pittosporum (evergreen) hedge lines the back wall with a reed screen installed as a back drop to the planting beds.
All plants were selected with our client at our 30 acre nursery in North Dublin. The selection sees specimen Japanese
Maples and a mix of colourful shrubs perennials and grasses to give all year round colour and interest in