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Gravel garden

By Sussex and London based garden designers Julia Fogg and Anny Evason. Mature fruit trees formed the focus for the gravel garden in this rural setting.

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We purposely chose low key hard materials to form relaxed surfaces so that the abundant planting would be centre stage.

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Euphorbia characias and Cytisus praecox 'Albus' lean over the dry stone edging. Rosa x odorata 'Mutabilis', Papaver 'Golden Glory' and dark Foeniculum 'Giant Bronze' thrust up through a base of silvery foliage from Artemesia 'Powis Castle', Lychnis var., Verbascum Jackie and Sedum 'Stewed Rhubarb Mountain'.

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Yellow flowering Lupinus arboreus is in the foreground of this image of the pear tree. Libertia grandiflora punctuates at a lower level with white starry flowers. Airy Stipa gigantea waves in the distance in this tapestry planting wrapping informal spaces.

Designed by Julia Fogg

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