Wildlife friendly public garden

Garden in Cambridge

This garden design uses naturalistic planting combined with locally sourced hard landscaping materials to create a biodiverse public garden in Cambridge

The biodiverse planting consists of low maintenance perennials, native trees and shrub and spring flowering bulbs, all appropriate to this extremely popular public garden in Cambridge.

Self binding gravel is used to create an expansive outdoor seating area adjacent to a oak railway sleeper border containing lush naturalistic planting.

A low gabion wall provides habitat for bees, whilst providing additional seating for user of the space. Decorative Bee posts provide interest whilst providing further habitat for solitary bees.

This public garden harmonies with the surrounding Milton Country Park, offering a immersive quality, giving the public the relaxing garden they were looking for.

A focal point to the garden design is a covered seating area providing step free access for disabled users. Rainwater is channel off the roof and its funnelled into a SUDS planter and rain garden.