Have a Whirlwind Romance With Country Style

Would you like to incorporate some elements of country style into your own garden? Get to know them here, with our tour of its most tantalizing elements — lush foliage, sweeping landscapes, light-catching plantings and more.

Excerpted from Garden Design
Contemporary Country Garden Uses Mixed Materials DK - Garden Design © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Country Contrast

Here, large boulders stand out against the soft sweeps of planting beyond. Grasses provide movement and light in the deep planting beds, and wide boundary hedges screen views of neighboring properties. In country gardens paths of hard material, here, wooden decking, lead to the main property, with routes through the garden in more economical gravel.

Excerpted from Garden Design

©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2009

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