Gravel gardens are an ideal way of having a low maintenance garden, it provides an ideal area for drought tolerant planting and is relatively cheap to design. You may even require the gravel garden for off road parking/driveways but wish to keep a level of beauty at the same time with flowers and border plants.
Costs: - Gravel and membrane to suppress the weeds is inexpensive so it is better to spend a little extra on the plants and garden sculptures (if any) these will add more interest to the gravel garden.
Maintenance: - Less watering and weeding is required because of the gravel mulch and membrane.
We will prepare a landscaping design for the gravel garden (if required) a specification and a cost schedule before implementing any work, we understand you want little disruption as possible.
Bulbs, Shrubs and Plants For Gravel Gardens
Bulbs: Allium, Colchicum, Crinum x powellii, Nerine bowdenii
Shrubs: Ceanothus, Cistus, Cordyline, Cytisus, Hebe, Hypericum, Juniperus, Lavandula, Rosmarinus, Salvia, Santolina, Thymus, Yucca
Bedding: Cosmos, Gazania, Portulaca
Herbaceous perennials: Achillea, Bergenia, Crambe, Crepis incana, Echinops, Eryngium, Euphorbia, Iris unguicularis, Kniphofia, Nepeta, Oenothera, Osteospermum, Papaver, Phlomis, Sedum, Verbascum
Grasses: Miscanthus, Pennisetum, Stipa
Climbers: Campsis, Trachelospermum
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We asked Gareth to work on our "unusual" garden installing railings and paths on a steep area and renewing a rotten bridge over a stream. The whole team were a joy to have around and their standards of work exemplary. The carpentry deserves special mention but the attention to detail from the point of estimate to purchase of materials and completion of the work was of the highest standard. We are delighted and would recommend GK Landscapes to anyone.