Peter Bird Landscape Garden Design
Peter Bird

Landscape & Garden Design

Large Buckinghamshire Country Garden

  • Buckinghamshire woodland country garden

    Buckinghamshire woodland country garden
    This large Buckinghamshire country garden within a woodland setting has been designed to incorporate the front and rear gardens.

  • The Summerhouse

    The Summerhouse
    Flights of steps built between raised beds, constructed from dry stone walling, provide access from the front lawn to the Summerhouse at the top of the garden.

  • Cottage garden style planting

    Cottage garden style planting
    From the picket gate a brick path leads past cottage garden style planting to a raised terrace by the house, this commands excellent views over the front garden and the garden office.

  • Paving around the Gardens

    Paving around the Gardens
    A solid path runs from the terrace to the back of the house, with a gravel path running from the back door to the garage situated above the dell.

  • The Vegetable Garden

    The Vegetable Garden
    A large vegetable garden and Greenhouse have been positioned between the Summerhouse and the naturally formed Dell.

  • The Dell

    The Dell
    Within this large country garden a naturally formed Dell had become overgrown, so there was an opportunity to re-develop it and the surrounding area.

  • Railway Sleeper Step

    Railway Sleeper Step
    Entry into the dell was via two flights of steps, one constructed using paving and the other constructed using railway sleepers.

  • Rockery with stream and pool

    Rockery with stream and pool
    On the left hand side the brick retaining wall was re-built and then softened with planting. At the far end of the dell a large rockery was built into the bank with a stream running through it to a pool.

  • Planting for all year round colour and interest

    Planting for all year round colour and interest
    Extensive planting was carried out to soften the rockery and to bring all year round colour and interest.

Large Buckinghamshire Country Garden

This large Buckinghamshire country garden within a woodland setting has been designed to incorporate the front and rear gardens.

From the picket gate a brick path leads past cottage garden style planting to a raised terrace by the house, this commands excellent views over the front garden and the garden office.

A solid path runs from the terrace to the back of the house, with a gravel path running from the back door to the garage situated above the dell. Flights of steps built between raised beds, constructed from dry stone walling, provide access from the front lawn to the Summerhouse at the top of the garden. A large vegetable garden and Greenhouse have been positioned between the Summerhouse and the naturally formed Dell.

The Dell

Within this large country garden a naturally formed Dell had become overgrown, so there was an opportunity to re-develop it and the surrounding area. Entry into the dell was via two flights of steps, one constructed using paving and the other constructed using railway sleepers.

On the left hand side the brick retaining wall was re-built and then softened with planting. At the far end of the dell a large rockery was built into the bank with a stream running through it to a pool. Extensive planting was carried out to soften the rockery and to bring all year round colour and interest.

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