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Владимир Чиченков "INTSTYLE"

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beshill

Some beautiful examples,thank you.

One thing I would like to see is how to maximise a narrow space outside. We are in a long modern house, built end on to the street.There is only 2 metres wide gap to the back fence and it is shady. Its approximately 20-25 metres long.The path is laid straight and needs to be accessed by the laundry and lawnmower. We have espaliered camellias and a fig (but it is too wide at the peak of the season) blocking access.I trialed hydrangeas but they blocked access eventually. Ligularia reneformis does well but also gets too big.

I do not like the fact that if you stand on the street you see straight down to the washing line utility area. ( it is screened ) If the path had a dogleg in it half way down, then it would block the sight line and create interest. Also it would allow a deep planting on one side or other.Instead, we have two narrow gardens on either side.Three of the bedrooms look out onto this area.

It is such a common issue in newish subdivisions but requires some attention.All the focus is on the north facing garden, leaving this side feeling like an 'add on' utility area.

A good topic for some research!


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Elke à Campo
Keep all your things in cupboards that are flat against the wall and you have to press them and then they open this will save you storage space
   

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