The Practically Plastic-Free Garden

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Designed by: Pippa Probert

This garden is built using a range of materials that avoid plastics to demonstrate what can be achieved by reducing the use of plastics in our everyday, gardening life.

Walling will be used around the boundary of the garden to raise the height and form a raised planter. This will allow the garden to be built with minimal disruption to the site as much less digging will be required. 

A gravel garden featuring trees with clusters of pink, purple and golden plants, stones and pebbles will form the top level of the garden – a low maintenance garden with drought tolerant planting. Watch out for the delicate bee and dragon fly wicker sculptures in the gravel garden. 

 Low carbon containers will be also used to soften the sunken area, as well as hedges and Miscanthus ‘Zebrinus’ along with Verbenna bonariensis and Echinacea purpurea.  In the corner of the garden, the wooden wall becomes a shingle wall, with an intricate texture and pattern to reflect a beehive. A series of brass door handles in the shapes of bees and dragonflies will be fixed to the single wall. A wooden pergola will support two swings supported by ropes with a wooden seat as a place to relax in the garden.

Don’t miss this innovative garden for plenty of sustainable ideas to take home to your plot.

With thanks to garden product suppliers

The Practically Plastic-Free Garden

EPSON MFP image
EPSON MFP image

Designed by: Pippa Probert

This garden is built using a range of materials that avoid plastics to demonstrate what can be achieved by reducing the use of plastics in our everyday, gardening life.

Walling will be used around the boundary of the garden to raise the height and form a raised planter. This will allow the garden to be built with minimal disruption to the site as much less digging will be required. 

A gravel garden featuring trees with clusters of pink, purple and golden plants, stones and pebbles will form the top level of the garden – a low maintenance garden with drought tolerant planting. Watch out for the delicate bee and dragon fly wicker sculptures in the gravel garden. 

 Low carbon containers will be also used to soften the sunken area, as well as hedges and Miscanthus ‘Zebrinus’ along with Verbenna bonariensis and Echinacea purpurea.  In the corner of the garden, the wooden wall becomes a shingle wall, with an intricate texture and pattern to reflect a beehive. A series of brass door handles in the shapes of bees and dragonflies will be fixed to the single wall. A wooden pergola will support two swings supported by ropes with a wooden seat as a place to relax in the garden.

Don’t miss this innovative garden for plenty of sustainable ideas to take home to your plot.

With thanks to garden product suppliers


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