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Classical Parterre
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View of new parterre from the house: low box hedges, handmade brick paths and lawn with a central ring of variegated hollies semi-enclosing the central statue.

Classical Parterre, Ilkley

The clients wanted to realise their dream of a traditional formal garden. As a first phase they had the garden levelled. The selected design for the parterre included a tea house as the main focal point at the end of the garden with a simple, geometric pattern of lawn, box hedges and brick paths.

The parterre is enclosed by yew hedging and new planting includes a double perennial border, rose border, shady woodland borders and a fernery in the grotto area.

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Construction by PWP Landscapes, Leeds.