1. TURN TO STONE
Inspired by Japanese gardens, designer Matt Keightley added giant paddle stones at the bottom of this minimalist pool. The organic shape of the stones presents a pleasing contrast to the angular precision of the pool’s outline.
2. THE RILL OF IT
For those wanting to add a touch of theatre, there’s nothing like a rill. This design at Eastleach House in Gloucestershire sees the water journey down a long slope over a series of carved stone steps, creating different sound effects on the way.
3. SHAPING UP
A raised pond draws the eye to a focal point in a garden. Owner and designer Cary Goode has chosen the shape of this pond to tie in with a surrounding feature – in this case, the holes in the dovecote form a diamond that is reflected in the raised design.
4. HIDDEN GEMS
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