Daily Garden 022: Nicholas Dexter at Hampton Court

Nicholas Dexter created this garden for the Hampton Court Palace Flower show.  I love that imaginative stacking of the square cut stones to create benches and land masses in the garden.   Also I think the combination of sleek square cut pavers with the natural shape of a river cutting through the patio is stunning. 
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Hi, I'm Rochelle and for 18 years I have worked as a landscape designer, author/writer, and design teacher. I've designed residential and hospitality (for hotels, restaurants, and spas) gardens across the USA and in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. After many years of teaching garden design topics in person, I launched the PITH + VIGOR Boot Camp series in early 2018. Through my blog, social media, and online courses (Garden Design Bootcamp and Planting Design Boot Camp) I aim to help homeowners learn how to confidently design and create home gardens that reflect their own personal and unique style.
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  1. blossom on March 11, 2009 at 7:41 am

    Is that a sinking wall in the second picture? I like the crack creek in the last picture. Neat!

    • rochelle on March 11, 2009 at 8:02 am

      Is that what you would call it ? a sinking wall? I haven’t heard the term…I am going to go google it. I like it because to me it looks sort of like ground heaving beautiful plate up in a very organized way.

  2. buedamau on March 11, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    i like those sinking walls, they create different movements in a graden, marking their spot in an effective way. for me it would be difficult to keep them clean, i’m already imagining it fill up with succulents…