Hot tub garden

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A homeowner felt his garden had got out of control. It was cluttered, the plants had outgrown their spaces. The hot-tub was poorly sited and the patio had been taken over by a shed.

 

The economical design makes features of the existing patio, evergreen laurel hedge, and a spectacular mature magnolia tree. The space was de-cluttered, the hot-tub moved to a better position and a shed removed. Walls and fences were painted.

INNOVATION: using rubber playground tiles as a slip proof and fall-safe base for a hot-tub. If you drop your champagne glass, it will bounce.

Click here for mood board and planting plan.

Magnolia renovated
Magnolia renovated

Shurbs & brambles cleared. Shed painted grey.

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Orderly border
Orderly border

A mowing strip gives a neat line, framing border. Planting revamped.

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Feature hebe pot
Feature hebe pot

Textures & tones add interest in a tricky corner.

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Hot tub
Hot tub

Playground rubber tiles are slip & trip safe.

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LED night lighting
LED night lighting

Rope lights frame spaces, throw colour on pale walls.

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Smart grey paint
Smart grey paint

Simply de-cluttering & repainting has a huge impact.

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Garden before

BEFORE
BEFORE

A 7 x 3m patio, but nowhere to put a table!

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BEFORE
BEFORE

If you don't need what's in the shed... lose the shed!

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BEFORE
BEFORE

Garden furniture & mix of materials feels cluttered

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BEFORE
BEFORE

Tub blocked patio doors into garden.

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BEFORE
BEFORE

Plants have outgrown their spaces.

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BEFORE
BEFORE

This is the useful shed... but you can't get into it.

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