A Tranquil Space in the City

Container Gardens

This garden for a city dweller seeking tranquillity is arranged with plants in pots and with fragments of nature, such as a boulder and gravel.

The garden features a mix of foliage plants – Acer palmatum, Pinus mugo, Miscanthus sinensis and Euonymus microphyllus – with a single seasonal flowering plant providing a pop of colour and additional interest. Focusing on this flower provides enjoyment of ‘being in the here and now’.

Small details about this space are inspired by Japanese traditions, autumn seasonal celebration and a way of contemplating life.

With thanks to Breedon Special Aggregates and Practicality Brown.

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