Elderslie- Family Garden
Copyright 2012 C Shaw Garden Design
This garden required a full design package from start to finish. The client had certain
requirements, patio area, rock garden, lawn, site for 12 sided greenhouse, and incoporate
an existing water feature.
The design had to be child friendly as grandchildren spent a lot of time in the garden. There
was a large area created nearest the house with planting beds a patio/entertaining area
leading to lawn. Pavers lead to an arch taking you through to the gravel path leading up the
garden past the greenhouse large lawned area to woodland planting with a seated area at
The client requested low maintenance planting with year round interest this was achieved
using spring and summer bulbs, speciming trees, shrubs and hearbaceous planting
throughout the garden.
Climbers were planted along the new fence also there is a rockery with alpine planting
nearer the rear of the garden.
There is planting for every season and interest within the garden for the winter months.