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Entertaining Night Garden. The enclosed feel of this small urban garden has been transformed using an asymmetrical layout with architectural planting to keep the eye within the garden space, and multiple surfaces to provide variety. A small lawn is packed with spring-flowering Crocus to give an extra burst of colour.
Love the checkerboard paving - if you were careful about the 'grass' you planted, you wouldn't need to mow (e.g. microlaena, chamomile, thyme, creeping mint, even violas...) I've always loved this idea, but having to continually maintain it put me off. Love the idea of a ground cover that wouldn't need to be mown