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Jackie Knight's Just Add Water

A colourful and fun water garden using local stone with a cascade, stepping stones and a mix of alpines and perennials

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Did you know...

  • A swinging hammock offers a place to rest awhile and enjoy the sound of falling water
  • The garden uses pink sandstone cut from a ridge which runs from Macclesfield to Derbyshire
  • Visitors can walk round the perimeter of the garden to enjoy different views from all angles

About the Garden

This naturalistic water garden, designed and built to celebrate a double 25-year anniversary, incorporates the hallmark design elements that have been most popular with this garden designer’s clients.
It is a natural and calming space in which to relax and unwind. Water tumbles gently over pink sandstone rocks into a tranquil central pool. The waterside planting has an informal style, selected to entice wildlife to visit and harmonises with the pink rock.
A central paved area for relaxing and entertaining is reached by crossing a stepping stone path over the water. The gateposts lead to a hammock, which provides a place to unwind and admire the surrounding countryside. 

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