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Grand Oak Meadows

Meadows surrounding the entrance
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Grand Oak Meadows Summertime
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Grand Oak Meadows welcome approach
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Spring 2015
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Kitchen garden in Grand Oak Meadows. This makes up one of the more formally designed courtyard gardens that surround the house. The farmhouse kitchen doors open out on to it.
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The giant's chair at the heart of the living labyrinth. It is hard to fully gage the size of this chair until you see it. It is bigger than a Land rover!
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Grand Oak Meadow's first Spring
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Grand Oak Meadows Spring 2015
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Lavender Hill
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Lavender Hill
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Prairie fields & Prairie flower rivers in Grand Oak Meadows
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Prairie flower rivers
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Prairie Picnic area
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Giant's chair at the heart of the Living Labyrinth. If you make it there the reward is the view across the landscape, only seen from the seat of the Giant's chair.
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Squirrel's Tail Hill
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Formal gardens with relaxed style cottage planting. This blends the house gardens with the wider landscape.
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Style of perennial planting in the formal gardens unites with the prairie planted landscape.
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Front of house, espaliered Jasmines
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The grand old Oak (circa 1970, field grown and brought in for this landscape in Winter 2015) on top of the created Lavender hill and surrounded by perennial wild flower meadows
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In the Prairie Playing fields
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Ariel view of Grand Oak Meadows
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Picnic prairie
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The old Oak tree was brought in and placed on lavender Hill in order to anchor the Farmhouse in to it's setting. The scale here shows that it has done it's job as the house no longer sticks out on top of it's hill.
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Grand Oak Meadows in Winter. Planted Autumn 2014 into Winter 2015.
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White woodlands & White-bells carpet
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Living Labyrinth in Summer
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Lavender Hill year 1
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Willow Land art
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Prairie fields in Grand Oak Meadows
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Prairie flower rivers
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Prairie flower rivers
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Squirrel's Tail Hill
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Kitchen garden area
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Hydrangea blooms front of house.
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Grand Oak Meadows, side access to the Kitchen garden.
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Formal gardens that surround the house blend to the modern prairie landscape.
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Ariel view of Grand Oak Meadows. The Wings Living Labyrinth is visible.
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Living Labyrinth & Giant's Chair
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Wild flower meadow hills surround the house
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Spring 2015
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Grand Oak Meadows in Winter. On top of the sculpted hills in Beech tree corner.
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In the meadows
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Grand Oak Meadows, bespoke landscape
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Spring 2015, sculpted landscape
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Cosy outside all year round
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In the Weeping Woodland
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Prairie fields & Prairie flower rivers in Grand Oak Meadows
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Prairie fields in Grand Oak Meadows
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Prairie fields in Grand Oak Meadows
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Squirrel's Tail Hill
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Formal gardens with relaxed style cottage planting. This blends the house gardens with the wider landscape.
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View from the Kitchen garden
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Grand Oak Meadows formal gardens surrounding the house in Winter
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Wild flowers in August
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A modern approach to a rural landscape
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Log fueled hot tub in the woods
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In the camping and fire pit area
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Living labyrinth in Spring. This labyrinth was designed to only have one exit point. The pattern of it forms wings which can only be seen from the farm house or the sky. See ariel shots below.
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Land art at Grand Oak Meadows : Reclaimed agricultural finds from the land were re-introduced in to the landscape.
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Spring 2015, as the prairie planting starts to push through
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Grand Oak Meadows entrance
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Barn entrance to Grand Oak Meadows
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Modern Prairie
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Prairie fields & Prairie flower rivers in Grand Oak Meadows
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Prairie fields in Grand Oak Meadows
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Summer 2015
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Log fuelled hot tub in the woods
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Giant fire pit
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Glamping area
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Scented and edible Kitchen garden
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Ariel view of the Beech corner hills
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Kitchen garden
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Living tunnel
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Grand Oak Meadows year 1, in the Picnic Prairie fields
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Living Labyrinth & Giant's Chair
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Ariel view of the Prairie Playing fields in Grand Oak Meadows
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Grand Oak Meadows in Spring
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Grand Oak Meadows was designed in 2014 and its creation began in Autumn of that year. The extensive landscape was completed in Spring 2015 and we look forward to sharing how it matures over the coming years.
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Grand Oak Meadows, bespoke landscape
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Grand Oak Meadows in Winter
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The living tunnel in Spring as it comes in to leaf
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These sculpted hills are surrounded by wild flowers } see pics from later in the summer
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Cosy area carved in to the landscape to protect from the elements.
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Living tunnel
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Modern Prairie
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Prairie fields & Prairie flower rivers in Grand Oak Meadows
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Secret tunnel
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Prairie flower rivers
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Kitchen Garden area
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Kitchen garden
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Prairie grass rivers
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