West Green House

Front garden with apple trees - Malus domestica - © Elke Borkowski/GAP Photos

Front garden with apple trees – Malus domestica – © Elke Borkowski/GAP Photos

House and gardens owned by renowned Australian garden writer, Marylyn Abbott. West Green House has a series of garden rooms surrounding the charming 18th century house.

Malus domestica trained to create arch - © Elke Borkowski/GAP Photos

Malus domestica trained to create arch – © Elke Borkowski/GAP Photos

Many original features including a potager within a walled garden, a woodland glade, Persian water garden, a lake, a topiary garden and a moongate leading to a water staircase.

Vegetable garden in November - © Elke Borkowski/GAP Photos

Vegetable garden in November – © Elke Borkowski/GAP Photos

In November there is still a lot of late autumn colour. Lovely crab apples and Ilex berries, huge Morus alba on lawn. Masses of apple trees in front and back garden, trained apple trees on arches. There is beautiful autumn colour in woodland, fiery acers in Chinese peony garden. Huge greenhouse with grapes and a Christmas fair takes place here every year in November.

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