Gravel gardens are an ideal way of having a low maintenance garden, it provides an ideal area for drought tolerant planting and is relatively cheap to design. You may even require the gravel garden for off road parking/driveways but wish to keep a level of beauty at the same time with flowers and border plants.
Costs: - Gravel and membrane to suppress the weeds is inexpensive so it is better to spend a little extra on the plants and garden sculptures (if any) these will add more interest to the gravel garden.
Maintenance: - Less watering and weeding is required because of the gravel mulch and membrane.
We will prepare a landscaping design for the gravel garden (if required) a specification and a cost schedule before implementing any work, we understand you want little disruption as possible.
Bulbs, Shrubs and Plants For Gravel Gardens
Bulbs: Allium, Colchicum, Crinum x powellii, Nerine bowdenii
Shrubs: Ceanothus, Cistus, Cordyline, Cytisus, Hebe, Hypericum, Juniperus, Lavandula, Rosmarinus, Salvia, Santolina, Thymus, Yucca
Bedding: Cosmos, Gazania, Portulaca
Herbaceous perennials: Achillea, Bergenia, Crambe, Crepis incana, Echinops, Eryngium, Euphorbia, Iris unguicularis, Kniphofia, Nepeta, Oenothera, Osteospermum, Papaver, Phlomis, Sedum, Verbascum
Grasses: Miscanthus, Pennisetum, Stipa
Climbers: Campsis, Trachelospermum
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Gareth and I have worked together on garden projects for the last 18 years and have produced some wonderful results.