Low maintenance Clapham garden

This is a an awkward shaped garden but is the making of an otherwise simple property.  The owners wanted it to become integral to their interior space as they were a young couple that anticipated doing a lot of entertaining.  They wanted it to be practical and low maintenance (although they were happy to mow […]

Black, White and Green Contemporary Garden

This Clapham garden was typically in a terrible mess. Builders had used the garden as a dumping ground for the build of a large back extension to the house. Caroline Garland, garden designer, was given a very specific brief by her client… “I want an easy to maintain garden, a place in which I can […]

Mews House with Enchanting Garden

This is a delightful garden off Wandsworth Bridge Road, Fulham. The clients, both young professional people, wanted a garden that was both easy to entertain in and maintain. When Caroline originally saw the house it was undergoing a complete overhaul and an entire back extension was being added with bifold doors onto the garden. The […]

Courtyard Garden with High Wall

This Clapham garden is another one of my small garden designs but in this case we have gone for a rather vintage or classical look using beautiful London old stock brick and lovely York stone. The garden’s walls were crumbling and we had to totally rebuild the back wall from the bottom of its foundations […]

Clean Lines and Low Maintenance Garden in South London

Once again we are designing with false grass and cedarwood at Caroline Garland Garden Design. The false grass would never have been our choice but increasingly we are being asked by clients to find a solution for an easy to maintain but good looking small garden. Invariably they live near a London park which takes […]