garden designer and artist
carol whitehead contemporary garden designer and artist
garden designer and artist

Category Archives: challenging aspects

secret garden, norwich

secret garden in norwich

The successful layout of this secret garden was finally achieved by creating bold paths, safe changes of levels, seating spaces and integral pond >>>

outward bound: a restful wildlife haven in the city

outward bound: a restful wildlife haven in the city

Originally an untidy plot with a very unstable rusty stairway access and a decayed concrete landing, blocking light and views from basement windows. Our first draft design for a more extensive, expensive basement excavation with more generous steps, was reduced due to budget constraints as the new metal stairway took presidence, for access and safety… >>>

woodland wonderland: solving a shady sloping garden

woodland wonderland: solving a shady sloping garden

The clients require access around this awkward sloping garden, a bold seasonal planting spectacle to view from the upper terrace and house windows and low impact landscape installation with no¬†paving, brickwork or concrete on site! Sleepers in filled with gravel create strong structural pathways and steps to deal with the slope. Dicksonia antarctica tree ferns… >>>

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