A garden to while away long summer days, whenever it is
possible to steal away from today’s hectic lifestyle "Lazy
An island surrounded by a stream and fronted by a still pond
onto which projects a small jetty. The island enjoys a feeling
of seclusion as its only access is by a small wooden bridge.
There are a number of areas on the island to laze away the days.
Imagine sitting on the jetty with a book, your feet dangling in
the cooling water; reclining in the hammock with a tall glass of
something cold; or retreating from the midday sun to a shady
The planting is primarily of marginal or moisture loving
perennials, both native and non-native, placed in a naturalistic
style. This a garden owned by someone who chooses to spend any
spare hours enjoying the benefits of relaxing in the garden
rather than attending to maintenance. Thus the garden has been
allowed to become somewhat overgrown, and in the process a haven