Do you long for a secluded sanctuary, an intimate and private retreat within your garden where you find peace in a beautifully planted haven? If yes, then you have come to the right place!
We design and create bespoke Dingly Dells to give you an intimate retreat within your garden, a place where you can see but not be seen. We offer a choice of seating options from pre-made wooden benches to bespoke hand-crafted seating in wood or stone. A Dingly Dell is a special place in your garden to sit and enjoy, either with a single bench or two facing each other, we call this ‘a Double’.
The planting scheme offers a magnificent array of evergreen plants to surround you all year and which compliment your garden. After consultation and garden viewing we prepare a 2D colour plan and accompanying plant list. We select plants that bring colour, scent, flowers and fruits (berries) and we make recommendations for either an organic or inorganic ground cover, such as stone or woodland bark.
For that outdoor room feeling we suggest including a feature tree in the design to provide a canopy overhead, a tree or trees can include lighting and we can even wire-in a sound system to provide music for creating magical times throughout the year. If you would like a secluded entrance to your Dingly Dell we recommend incorporating an archway into the design, which can be created in several ways. You may wish for a flowering archway or a stone entrance, your bespoke Dingly Dell will be designed for you and all who you share your garden with.
“I can’t recommend Judi the Gardener highly enough. She is enthusiastic, easygoing, professional and highly knowledgeable about plants and garden design. She has completely transformed a corner of our small garden in east London, working to a tight budget. She created a bespoke Dingly Dell, a leafy retreat with plants surrounding a garden bench, taking into account what we’d asked for with regards to colour, plant types, design etc. I can now enjoy my garden in a way I couldn’t before, and the space is put to much better use. It was well worth every penny.”
The Elizabethan Dingly Dell