Courtyard Project - Kirriemuir

This courtyard paving project took place at a traditional property in Kirriemuir.

Consultation and Concept

The existing courtyard consisted of a patio with a sunken pond which was looking tired and dated.

The client wanted us to create a more useable space with a modern feel but also wanted the area to be lower maintenance.

A design drawing was produced to present our ideas to the client. 

Slate paving and resin bound gravel were chosen to create a smart low maintenance area combined with a water feature.

Courtyard Plan

 

Garden Features

A large patio was laid using midnight blue slate in three sizes.

A tegula kerb edged circle was constructed in the centre of the area to house a large monolith water feature. The circle surrounding the water feature was topped with beach pebbles and cobbles then planted with a selection of grasses and shrubs.

Resin bound gravel in a contrasting colour and edged with granite setts was laid to visually break up the paved area and surround the water feature. 

Planting Plan

 

Before & After Gallery

Why not browse through the befores and afters for this project…

Simply scroll the slider from left to right to see this garden transformation, for further images click on the arrows at the bottom right of the gallery.

 

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Completed Project

The midnight blue slate paving gives the new courtyard a contemporary feel whilst being stylish and hard wearing.

Resin bound gravel provides the perfect attractive low maintenance solution here to provide texture and contrast.    

The large water feature and stylish planting provides a stunning centrepiece adding height and interest to the whole area.

 

Client Testimonial

“I would like to say what a pleasure it has been to have worked with Gardens Galore who have made such a good job of updating our patio area, very professional guys and hardworking. Looking forward to a sunny day where we can sit out and enjoy it. Hopefully we can work together again.”

Robertson, Kirriemuir