Le Jardin Contemporain // The Contemporary Garden - Barry Watton Garden Designs

Making a meadow

Like the world, gardening is going through a period of substantial change. Subjects of climate change and sustainability are (hopefully) changing the way we garden. Big issues such as herbicide/pesticide and single use/non recyclable plastic use (something which the horticultural community is very much guilty of) are being tackled. Pollinating insects essential to food production, … Continue reading Making a meadow

Le Jardin Contemporain // The Contemporary Garden - Barry Watton Garden Designs

Hedges

Hedges. We love hedges. They form our boundaries making us feel protected, secure and not overlooked. They frame desirable views and shield unwanted views. They provide winter structure and a summer backdrop. They can provide summer shade. They filter and attenuate strong winds and perform infinitely better over their lifetime than a wooden fence with … Continue reading Hedges