A Beautiful garden in the heart of Suffolk. Courtyard areas surround the traditional lime-washed pink walls of the house. A mass of colour with sumptuous perennial borders and two ponds. Stunning terracotta containers planted with a variety of topiary, perennials, annuals and bulbs.
Painshill Park in Surrey. Created by the Hon. Charles Hamilton, a painter, plantsman and landscape designer between 1738 and 1773. Influenced by Renaissance art and his memories of the grand tours throughout Europe. Today the scenic vistas and follies are given a magical touch by frost and ice in winer
Behind this traditional Victorian terrace house in South East London lies a truly original 'Urban Jungle'. With twentyfive tall tree ferns and a carpet of lush Soleirolla soleirolii, this garden is a cross between a Japanese moss garden and a subtropical jungle. Divides into three distinct areas; A patio/dining area nearest the house. A shaded area underneath a canopy of tree ferns with low growing ferns, foliage plants and architectural shrubs, a ground cover of creeping perennial Mind-your-own-business Soleirolia soleirolii. And a small seating area at the far end of the garden with sun loungers.
This beautiful garden in Cobham, Surrey is the creation of plantswoman and flower arranger `penny Snell. We know for her work with the National Garden Scheme, Penny has created a romantic garden with woodland paths, a circular gravel garden, a pleached avenue , courtyard and a stumpery. Photographed in the snow, it becomes a winter wonderland.
With views looking out over the English Channel, Walmer Castle was built under the instruction of Henry VIII. One of England’s finest Tudor artillery forts. The castle is the residence of the Lords Warden of the Cinque Ports, held by famous figures from the Duke of Wellington to Sir Winston Churchill. The gardens include the Broadwalk with the doubly impressive cloud topiary yew hedges and herbaceous borders, the formal contemporary garden created in honour of the Queen Mother, the kitchen garden and woodland walk.