Episode 3 – Enchanted Playland by Mary Anne Farenden

Episode Three’s Designer, Mary Anne Farenden (29) is from Belfast and is a multi-talented creative spark. Mary Anne is a qualified architect, an artist, a singer and has even worked as a wrestling announcer. This bubbly Belfast girl has just completed a horticulture course and is keen to set out on a new adventure as a garden designer.

Mary Anne’s Enchanted playland bravely aims to create a woodland in the suburban garden. From the side gate a willow lined gravel path leads to a log playhouse surrounded by toadstools. Alongside, a gate leads into a grass area for dogs but will anyone else get to use it? Wooden stepping-logs lead to another play area – this one with tyre climbing frame, swing and slide. 

The adults haven’t been totally forgotten – a timber decking leads directly from the house to a picnic bench and table under a wooden pergola with a protective Perspex roof. Brickwork planters contain herbs, fruit and perennials & give the garden its form. The whole area is bravely hidden under a canopy of trees to complete that woodland effect.

Mary Anne’s paint choices:

Wall – 10GY20/179 (Bottom Section Green)            

Wall – 70YY46/053 (Top Section Green)

Wall – 30GY40/029 (Pillars)

Picnic Table - Fresh Lilac Cuprinol

Concrete Pillars at fence - 70BB59/118

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