Retaining Walls with Circular Steps
Category: Driveways, Patio, Paving & Walls
Garden Design Project: DWSDMF001
This Retaining Walls project from blank canvass to completed presentation was achieved in three weeks. The project involved the design and installation of a complete back garden in a newly built detached dwelling house.
The biggest challenge in this project was to incorporate the geography of the site with its difficult contradictory slopes with the clients' desire to obtain a garden with a number of different features which allowed the visitor to 'travel around' the garden.
One of the means of access to the upper level of the garden is attained via the circular paving, laid through the walling, which is Marshalls Heritage paving colour Calder Brown. A converging path gives access to the gate in the rear fencing except that it is not a gate but a mirrored illusion!
The water feature achieves the aim of providing both a visual and auditory element in the garden whilst providing a further means of access to the upper level of the garden.
The flower beds were built in and around the retaining walls and included;
Submitted By: Marjory McCrorie