Planting a new box parterre

Work on the new parterre is continuing well. The site was cleared last autumn of all the existing planting and shrubs. I had to remove two large Spirea, which was a shame but they did not fit in with the formal look I am trying to achieve in this area. I have now planted a large, square box parterre with a small, square box parterre in the centre around the sculpture of the contemplative boy. Fortunately I had four 25cm box balls left over from another planting job in the garden so I’ve used these on the corners on the…