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Mexican Colonial Hacienda Style Courtyard Garden

Garden 5

Designed by:    Sonita Young of Young Landscape Design Studio
Installation by: Young Landscape Design Studio

Media Partner: SA Garden & Home

Description of Garden:
This garden is inspired by the Renowned Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo and her home in Mexico City, called “The Blue house”. Colourful Geraniums, in weathered Terracotta pots, wrought iron window boxes and pot holders, decorate the walls and terraces whilst authentic Mexican style wrought iron chandeliers, artifacts, heavy wooden pillars together with wood furniture, vibrant upholstery & cushions, all, complete the look.
The lush tropical look was achieved by using, water-wise plants like palms, Strelitzia nicolai, Bougainvillea, Philodendrons, cat’s tail ferns, cycads and Cannas, to name but a few.
A courtyard with ample shaded terraces, overlooking the garden, where one can escape the grueling summer sun. A place to relax, take a siesta or have a lively get-together with friends and family.

Plant Highlights:
1. Pelargonium / Bush Geranium
2. Argyranthemum Madeira pink
3. Alchemilla mollis
4. Agave spp.

Thanks to the following sponsors for making this garden possible:
Wall Art & Tile Print: Wall X Scape
Eco Building Consulting: Ecodesign Architects (C.T.)
Steelwork: Glockenspiel Steel
Wooden Gates & Table: The Carpenter & Sons
Paint Effects, Paint & Décor: Mulberry Lane Décor, Annie Sloan chalk Paint
Water Feature: Caleon Garden Creations
Cladding and Paving: Colonial Stone Company
Garden Benches: MC Timbers
Mosaic Crosses: Mosaic Eternity
Gravel: Rebble Pebbles
Plants: Lanseria Palms, Roos Nursery, Garden World, 3Bushketeers, Plant-It Nursery, Garden Fun, Bristlecone Nursery, Vrone, Heuers
Fertilizer: Talborne Organics
Bark Mulch: Bark Unlimited 
Wall Art: In Eeden Design Concepts

Sonita Young
Young Landscape Design Studio
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