The client brief for this project was to design and create a contemporary garden within the narrowly rectangular shaped garden, with privacy being a key factor.

Thanks to Rosemary Coldstream Garden Design for sharing the results of this inspirational garden design who has commented about the project below stating;

 

 'For the garden detail, the client was looking for a contemporary garden - an outstanding space that would enrich the family's lives. 

For fencing we opted for Jacksons due to the handcrafted quality nature of the panels; we chose horizontal fencing to fit with the rectangular shape of the garden for its modern look without making the boundaries too heavy. The garden is narrow and we did not want to make the garden feel enclosed so the spacing in the fencing helps acheive our objectives. 

 Close up Venetian fencing screen

 

Privacy was an important factor to the client so the fencing was a bespoke specification with narrower gaps than Jacksons Fencing' standard Venetian fence panels, this provided the slatted design to allow light through and reduced any outsiders line of sight. The dividing ‘window’ panel was made in Cedar as softwood was not an option. After a year or two, both timbers naturally silvered down to a similar tone of grey.

 

Another factor in the design concept was the garden had a significant change of level from the house, planting therefore was kept low and minimal so as not to overpower the overall design. The fencing then acted as a decorative feature as well.

 

Contemporary garden screen

 
Contemporary garden design

 

The client was overjoyed with the high quality finish and quality of materials used whilst also staying under budget the project was a success.'

  

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