Sloping Garden designed by Helen Allison Garden Designer
Sloping Garden designed by Helen Allison Garden Designer
Sloping Garden designed by Helen Allison Garden Designer
Sloping Garden designed by Helen Allison Garden Designer

The Hillside Garden

LOCATION | Stansted Mountfitchet

This steeply-sloping town garden was featureless, largely unusable and unsafe for young children.

It was transformed into a series of levelled areas consisting of a upper terrace/deck, two lawns, and a lower terrace. Turf steps with stone edges and risers link the lawns, and a flight of stone steps blend into the lower retaining wall, giving access to the lower terrace.

slow worm

The clients requested a wildlife-friendly planting scheme – this slow-worm pictured sun-bathing on the lower terrace just a few months after completion proves that shy and retiring wildlife can be tempted to share our gardens, even in busy towns, with only a small amount of effort on our part …

about WILDLIFE PLANTING …

Many people are particularly keen to attract birds into their garden but often overlook the importance of attracting insects; if you can provide plants and habitats to attract insects to your garden then all other wildlife will inevitably follow.

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