The casual ease of the English Garden is appealing to all the senses. With the combinations of perennials and annuals bursting with color against the backdrops of textural greenery, one can just find a nook, relax, and enjoy the beauty of it all.
The English Gardening style is relaxed with a bit of formality. Plant material is front and center only highlighting the other elements and defining the spaces. One element that works well with the planting arrangements in any English Garden, is statuary.
Statues bring meaning to the garden space. They can add a bit of flair and interest, tell a story, or be a focal point. Placing a statue amongst the flowers or nesting it in a view, builds out the garden with depth and drama.
Garden Statues are a fabulous way to tell your story. Choosing a garden statue is often an emotional experience. Statues are a wonderful way of memorializing a special event, person or beloved pet. In the end the statues in the garden are a true reflection of the gardener. Cast stone is a great medium for statues as is can be molded into anything imaginable. Often capturing the sweet expression on the face of a Gnome the texture of a Dog's fur or the personality of a Mythical Dragon.