Great garden design for a long, narrow city garden. Path takes you down each side to create movement through garden and heavy blocks of planting visually break it up into smaller areas... Mercers Road. Photo Sarah Cuttle
Use rectangles to create a zig-zag plot A series of rectangular lawns or any other ground cover or paving of your choosing - pebbles, decking - are laid at right angles to each other. They traverse the garden, giving strong direction.
Garden of Circles Circles work particularly will in narrow gardens, since the eye is naturally drawn around the curves and away from boundaries. This design uses circles set on an S-curve, offering the best of both line and shape.