A long, narrow garden can be difficult to cope with, however, this country garden contains many of the essential elements to make it interesting, surprising, beautiful and above all, easy to maintain.

 

A formal herb area close to the house, with a colourful herbaceous border just beyond, creates maximum effect during the summer. A woodland walk, positioned fairly centrally, gives wonderful effect in winter and acts as a barrier for the quiet seating area at the end.

 

There is no grass in this garden and as there was no space for a garage, an elegant pergola could double as a carport or used as an area to entertain.