Hot tub garden

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.

Orderly border
Orderly border

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

Feature hebe pot
Feature hebe pot

Textures & tones add interest in a tricky corner.

Hot tub
Hot tub

Playground rubber tiles are slip & trip safe.

LED night lighting
LED night lighting

Rope lights frame spaces, throw colour on pale walls.

Smart grey paint
Smart grey paint

Simply de-cluttering & repainting has a huge impact.

Garden before

BEFORE
BEFORE

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

BEFORE
BEFORE

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

BEFORE
BEFORE

Garden furniture & mix of materials feels cluttered

BEFORE
BEFORE

Tub blocked patio doors into garden.

BEFORE
BEFORE

Plants have outgrown their spaces.

BEFORE
BEFORE

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