Garden insight
Living Etc Magazine|August 2021
JUDY SHARDLOW’S NATURAL SWIMMING POOL AND HAZY PLANTING HAVE A WILD HOLIDAY VIBE
TERESA CONWAY

My clients love the outdoors and wanted to create a garden for their family – including their two younger daughters and the family dog. Located in the centre of Hitchin in Hertfordshire, it’s an unusually large garden of around an acre but was quite neglected when they moved in a couple of years ago. The redesign was to incorporate a strong visual and social focal point, and the family quickly gravitated towards a natural swimming pool.

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