Garden design for coastal Co Galway self-build

coastal garden design

Landscape designer Anne Byrne shares how she came up with a coastal garden design for a self-build overlooking Galway Bay.  

In this article we cover:

  • How to shelter areas of the garden for a patio
  • How to organise the garden layout
  • What plants work best for Atlantic stormy Irish conditions
  • Top 3 design tips for coastal gardens in Ireland
  • Garden use in relation to which doors are used the most in the house
  • Working around the house design to maximise garden use

Anne Byrne

Written by Anne Byrne

Anna is a garden designer and columnist, and her mission is to help you make the most of your outside space – while making the process easy and enjoyable. Anne believe very strongly that you can benefit hugely from having a garden in your life, and – many people don’t realise this – you don’t have to be a ‘gardener’ to enjoy everything a garden has to offer.

As the proud holder of qualifications in garden design and horticulture from the world-renowned Royal Horticultural Society, Anne has been privileged to work on garden designs for all sorts of clients, from private home owners to corporate clients and from hotels to nursing homes.

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