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"From Ground Up: How to Transform Your Garden with a New Build"

Design by Border Landscapes

Built by Border Landscapes


Are you dreaming of a backyard oasis but challenged by a steep, sloping garden? You're not alone! Many homeowners face the same dilemma when it comes to creating a functional and aesthetically pleasing outdoor space. However, fret not, as we dive into the exciting journey of a garden transformation that will inspire you to reimagine your own landscape.


Before works started

before border landscapes started works on new build garden



After

new shed installed, new shed base poured, sleeper retaining wall, flat area created for new lawn,  planting beds made using sleepers, raised planting beds, trees planted, shrubs and flowers planted, gravel entertaining area created, new seating area, steps made down to lower level

new shed installed, new shed base poured, sleeper retaining wall, flat area created for new lawn,  planting beds made using sleepers, raised planting beds, trees planted, shrubs and flowers planted, gravel entertaining area created, new seating area, steps made down to lower level, lush lawn area which in level and flat, border landscapes abergavenny

new shed installed, new shed base poured, sleeper retaining wall, flat area created for new lawn,  planting beds made using sleepers, raised planting beds, trees planted, shrubs and flowers planted, gravel entertaining area created, new seating area, steps made down to lower level, lush lawn area which in level and flat, border landscapes abergavenny


The Beginning: New Build Garden Landscaped


Imagine a blank canvas, waiting to be filled with lush greenery and vibrant blooms. Our story begins with a new build garden that underwent a remarkable transformation. The sloping terrain posed a unique challenge, but with vision and expertise, a stunning landscape emerged.


Crafting the Foundation: Sleeper Retaining Wall


To combat the slope and create a level space for a pristine lawn, a sleeper retaining wall was skillfully constructed. These sturdy wooden sleepers not only serve a practical purpose by holding back the soil but also add a rustic charm to the garden. The wall seamlessly blends functionality with aesthetics, laying the groundwork for the garden's makeover.


Beds of Beauty: Planting Beds with Imported Compost


The key to a thriving garden lies in its soil. Planting beds were meticulously created and enriched with imported compost and topsoil, providing the perfect environment for plants to flourish. This careful attention to detail ensures that the garden is not just visually appealing but also a haven for healthy, thriving vegetation.


Down the Path: New Steps and Lower Level Garden


Navigating the sloping terrain was made easier with the installation of new steps leading down to the lower level garden. These steps not only offer a practical solution but also serve as a focal point, enhancing the overall design of the landscape. At the lower level, raised planting beds and a cozy seating area beckon you to relax and enjoy the beauty that surrounds you.


Embracing Nature: Bringing the Outdoors In


With each element carefully curated and thoughtfully placed, the garden becomes a sanctuary where nature and design harmoniously coexist. The blend of greenery, hardscape, and seating areas creates a multi-functional space that invites you to unwind, entertain, and connect with the great outdoors.


As you embark on your landscaping journey, take inspiration from this remarkable transformation. With a dash of creativity, a touch of innovation, and a sprinkle of expertise, any garden can be turned into a masterpiece. Let your imagination run wild, and watch as your outdoor space transforms into a haven of beauty and tranquility.


Immerse yourself in the endless possibilities of landscaping, where each plant, wall, and pathway tells a story of transformation and renewal. Step into this enchanting world, and let nature's beauty unfold before your eyes.


So, are you ready to embark on your own landscaping adventure? The garden of your dreams awaits, just beyond the next hill!


Let's create a landscape that not only wows but also welcomes you home.


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