The Formal Garden at the front of the house featuring box and yew topiary – Buxus sempervirens ‘Aureovariegata’, Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ infilled with Dicentra formosa. Clipped ivy and white Clematis montana on the house – Herterton House, Hartington, Northumberland, UK

The Formal Garden at the front of the house featuring box and yew topiary - Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata', Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa' infilled with Dicentra formosa. Clipped ivy and white Clematis montana on the house - Herterton House, Hartington, Northumberland, UK  - © Carole Drake/GAP Photos

The Formal Garden at the front of the house featuring box and yew topiary – Buxus sempervirens ‘Aureovariegata’, Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ infilled with Dicentra formosa. Clipped ivy and white Clematis montana on the house – Herterton House, Hartington, Northumberland, UK – © Carole Drake/GAP Photos

The Formal Garden at the front of the house featuring box and yew topiary – Buxus sempervirens ‘Aureovariegata’, Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ infilled with Dicentra formosa. Clipped ivy and white Clematis montana on the house – Herterton House, Hartington, Northumberland, UK – © Carole Drake/GAP Photos