Construction of new raised bed corner of front lawn. (May 2006)
Constructed from 100mm machine round posts, lined with exterior ply, covered in butyl liner to extend life.
First planting in 2006 was a St.Georges flag made up of Red & White Impatiens, no images of this but the bed has now performed well for 3 World Cups, the flowers lasting longer than than the England team! 2010 & 2014 are shown below.
Raised bed being prepared for planting.
Club logo planted up M & S with Jack & Jill windmills. (2007)
Plants used Sempervivum ‘Standard Green’ & ‘Rubin’. Spathulifolium ‘Cape Blanco’
2008 Club logo survived last winter, pole edging added to surrounding bed hopefully deterring golf buggies!
From centre Millet ‘Purple Baron’ Begonia Semperflorens White, then Red, edging Chlorophytum elatum variegatum.
2010 World Cup
Impatiens ‘Xtreme Red’ & ‘Xtreme White’
French Marigold ‘Safari Red’ & African Marigold ‘Antigua Yellow’
2013 (No image) I do remember Helichrysum Silver round the edge?
Begonia Semperflorens Red, Pink & White. Centre Bidens Yellow
2014 World Cup
Begonia Semperflorens Red & White (Bronze leaf)
Replacement buggy/car deterrent, double row rounded sleepers plus white chain link fence
Helichrysum ‘Silver Mist, Ipomea ‘Bright Ideas Black’, Sunpatiens ‘Compact Lilac’
Re-design of pro-shop long bed area. 2015.
Treated softwood sleeper retaining wall, gravel boards to edge pink granite chippings prior to planting ornamental hedge.
Seats placed on raised paved plinths, sleeper surround.
Four bespoke planters on path to 1st tee (approx size 1m cube)
Constructed from 100mm machine round posts, interior lined with plywood/butyl rubber, false bottom at 40cm. Note hedgehog friendly!
Bespoke planter 1st tee
Constructed from machine round sleepers, lined with rubber butyl.
Replacement knee rail fence, overflow car park (Main Drive). 2015
School conservation & new pond area constructed 2004/2005
(Here are just a few images of the 100+ taken over the 6 months construction!)