I'm very pleased to be featuring Wolfgang's garden in this week's SGD Student Hall of Fame. Wolfgang lives in Germany and this is the garden he had to contend with once the house was completed! Yikes! What to do with a garden like this? Firstly: LEARN ABOUT GARDEN DESIGN (if you're going to DIY). The best way, and of course I would say this, is to buy an online garden … [Read more...] about Modern, awkward shape garden design – Wolfgang’s garden
HALL OF FAME - SGD student gardens!
Nothing makes me happier than when my Successful Garden Design students send in their design plans after completing the courses. Tessa from Canada did our Great Garden Formula course and has come up with some lovely contemporary designs for her portfolio. The design layout in this first example is modern with a rustic twist. The image below shows the view from the … [Read more...] about Contemporary Garden Design – SGD student Tessa Marshall
A triangular shaped garden is a daunting prospect to design. And this is one heck of an awkward garden... Small Garden Formula student Ana from Spain was up for the challenge... The garden is around 130m2, wider and with an awkward shape. In has two sides with 20 years old, more than 5 meters high Cupressus arizonica planted every 30-50cm. I do not like that … [Read more...] about Awkward Triangular Shaped Garden Case Study – SGD Student Ana, Madrid
Last time we featured an awkward shaped garden, that Successful Garden Design student Rebeca from Costa Rica had turned into a beautiful space after completing the Great Garden Formula course. Not content with tacking one tricky garden, she's now done another one. This time it's the size more than shape that's hard to deal with. Designing a tiny space garden Rebeca … [Read more...] about Tiny space garden ideas – SGD student Rebeca
What can you do with such an awkward shaped garden? This garden belongs to Rebeca Brenes a forestry engineer from Costa Rica. While Rebeca knew about plants, there isn't currently training in her country in garden design. This is a really tough garden to design. Make no mistake, even professional designers would find this one challenging... With no experience and … [Read more...] about Odd shaped garden – how to design an awkward shaped garden