The Health and Wellbeing Garden
Project year: 2018
Posted: 05 Jul, 2018
Silver Gilt Medal & People’s Choice: Best Lifestyle/Conceptual/Changing World Garden
CED Stone Group, Majestic Trees, Marshal Murray
A garden to encourage deep thinking via a continuous path with no start or end point. The visitor moves through the space without a destination – a space which is defined by motion rather than walls. The aim of the garden is to slow one’s pace, mind and encourage a sense of being in the moment. Narrow, tightly curved footpaths circle around different sections of the garden. The paths encourage people to walk through and feel immersed in the garden whilst brushing past the greenery, which would include plants with scented or botanical qualities such as fragrant fennel and mint.
CED Stone Group were delighted to donate our Porphyry Setts, which were used to lay the paths in tight curves. Their darker, rustic purple tones and textures that the stone work particularly well in the design, giving a wonderful aged and reclaimed effect.
The paths curve round a range of different features which sit in the middle of the circles, including a wicker sculpture, a curved bench planted with camomile, a round planting bed filled with thyme and a large, still pool. The still water acts as a mirror, perfectly reflecting the sky above, but small streams of babbling water also run through the garden as a contrast. Our polished pebbles look glassy and attractive under the still pool and help to create babbling ripple sounds as the water runs over them in the moving streams.
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Italian Porphyry Setts
Burnham Landscaping Ltd
Burnham Landscaping was established by Ed Burnham with an aim to provide a comprehensive garden design and construction service. Ed has over 10 years experience in the construction and landscaping industries. His vision was to put together a hard working team of landscaping professionals who's focus is to create unique domestic and commercial gardens. From the initial meeting and design stage, Ed and his team are here to give our thoughts and opinions, but also to work with the client to achieve your dream garden.
Having a good source of materials is key to meeting your design and budget requirements. Working with a number of national suppliers ensures that Burnham Landscaping can offer variety and that they have the knowledge to install using different systems. They have done the research giving you the confidence to make the right decisions.
Burnham Landscaping also provides a construction and project management service for other designers.
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Burnham Landscaping Ltd.
15 Cowley Avenue, Chertsey KT16 9JH