Plants that help create structure.

Whilst they certainly will have other desirable characteristics too, the plants in this section are those that we use for their structural impact. We use plants like these to interact with the garden’s other distinctive features  - say, buildings and other man-made constructions, or trees and other larger-scale features of the landscape - to create a strong visual framework for the garden. Careful selection and positioning of these architectural plants helps us to create balance and harmony, or even discreetly to emphasise other attractions of the garden. In some cases, we use them to draw attention away from less attractive but necessary features! The pictures below show just some of the ways in which we have used plants for their structural benefits in gardens designed by Lovely, Lovely, Lovely.

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