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2 Durnamuck
On a slope overlooking Little Loch Broom and hills beyond, the garden setting is stunning. There's a mix of herbaceous borders, trees and shrubs, vegetables, drystone wall planting, South African/Mediterranean plants and a wild meadow.

Will Soos and Sue Pomeroy Herbaceous border below house featuring Tanacetum macrophyllum, Stipa gigantea, persicaria etc Dieramas by old farm implement Kniphofia Rich 'Echoes' and view of munro An Teallach Planting behind house, including agapanthus, grasses, hydrangeas, phormium View from house over garden to Loch Broom View of Little Loch Broom viewed from Kniphofia Rich 'Echoes' and dieramas Dieramas  and  Kniphofia Rich 'Echoes' by house, view of Little Loch Broom View of Little Loch Broom and munro An Teallach viewed from kniphofia and dieramas Lavender, Phygelius × rectus Somerford Funfair Wine and Chionochloa flavicans growing over stone dyke above path A crazy-paved area close to the house features clusters of pots sheltering in the lee of the walls, and planting. Planting by house including dieramas, Diascia personata, kniphofia White form of Dierama, grasses, kniphofia etc self-seeded between paving stones





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Hergest Croft Gardens
Magnificent trees lend such great distinction to a landscape and, thanks to five generations of the Banks family, the gardens at Hergest Croft are an incomparable treasure trove of rare trees and shrubs planted since Victorian times.

Lawrence and Elizabeth Banks sit with their dogs on a bench beneath maples. Stephen Lloyd, head gardener at Hergest Croft, pruning a Neoshirakia japonica tree. Hergest Croft, an Arts and Crafts style house build in 1895, overlooking the lower terrace planted with hot coloured salvias and dahlias. Hergest Croft, an Arts and Crafts style house build in 1895, overlooks the Slate Garden, a formal parterre clipped from five species of box, arranged around a sculpture of a fir cone made by Joe Smith. View through the formal parterre in the Slate Garden, past the sculpture of a fir cone made by Joe Smith, and towards the Rockery. View through the formal parterre in the Slate Garden, past the sculpture of a fir cone made by Joe Smith, and towards the Rockery. A late autumn ground frost in the Kitchen Garden. The kitchen garden in late autumn, a path dusted in frost leading down a lavender walk and beneath an arch bearing a vine. In the parkland beyond, dawn sun lights up the great oaks. The kitchen garden in late autumn, a path dusted in frost leading down a lavender walk and beneath a vine arch. To the left, vegetable beds, dahlias and apple step-over cordons. In the parkland beyond, dawn sun lights up a great English oak, Quercus robor. The kitchen garden in late autumn, dusted in frost, and backlit by dawn sun. Vegetable beds of herbs, leeks and dahlias, with apple step-over cordons beyond. Box balls mark a grassy path leading to a line of ancient apple trees. The kitchen garden in late autumn, dusted in frost, and backlit by dawn sun. Vegetable beds of herbs, leeks and dahlias, with apple step-over cordons beyond. Box balls mark a grassy path leading to a line of ancient apple trees. The kitchen garden in late autumn, dusted in frost. Vegetable bed with apple step-over cordons. In the parkland beyond, a great English oak, Quercus robor, illuminated by dawn sun. The kitchen garden in late autumn, dusted in frost. Vegetable beds of herbs, leeks and dahlias, with apple step-over cordons beyond.





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Cotswold Manor Rose Garden
A Cotswold stone manor house with a country garden brim full with summer roses, old and new.

Cotswold manor house rose garden Cotswold Manor house, summer garden Cotswold Manor house garden Cotswold Manor rose and peony garden Cotswold stone thatched barn with rose and peony bed Climbing Rosa Albertine and Sceptred Isle on Cotswold stone manor Red climbing rose Rosa Hamburger Phoenix on Cotswold stone manor house White Rosa Rambling Rector on wooden fence Climbing roses Rosa James Galway and Sceptred Isle and rose parterre Princess Alexandra of Kent Climbing roses and box parterre White Rosa  Rambling Rector by thatched barn view across lawn to rose border Climbing roses James Galway and Sceptred Isle and box parterre with Rosa Princess Alexandra of Kent.





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Westwood House in Shropshire
It is 20 years since the couple bought the dilapidated seventeenth century house perched on a hilltop with panoramic views over countryside, and started creating a garden from almost nothing.

Couple sitting on steps with their pet dogs, near tulip beds with lawn beyond. Couple sitting on steps with their pet dogs, near tulips beds with lawn beyond. Seventeenth century brick house overlooking the surrounding Shropshire countryside. Seventeenth century brick house overlooking the surrounding Shropshire countryside. Seventeenth century brick house overlooking the surrounding Shropshire countryside. Terrace planted with beds of tulips and box balls. Looking over lawn towards countryside, seen from terrace with beds of tulips and box balls and spring pots. Terrace with pots of tulips and pansies. Looking over lawn towards countryside, seen from table on terrace, surrounded by beds of tulips and spring pots. Terrace with dining table, surrounded by beds of tulips and box balls, and spring pots. Terrace with dining table, surrounded by beds of tulips and box balls, and spring pots. Terrace with dining table, surrounded by beds of tulips and box balls, and spring pots. Stone steps edged by beds of tulips and box balls, and spring pots.





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A Contemporary Country Garden
This garden is filled with magnificent, larger-than-life borders designed by Alasdair Cameron, a feat that is all the greater because this is above all a relaxed family garden in which his three children have free rein.

Alasdair Cameron, landscape designer, with the family terrier, Scoot, and spaniel, Teasel Couple sitting on bench with pet dogs after harvesting apples. Silver Street Farm dates back to the 1700s, and overlooks a front garden enclosed in listed iron railings, a drive, and paddocks. 300-year-old Silver Street Farm overlooks a front garden planted with an autumn mix of asters, cardoons, artemisias, gaura and stipas. 300-year-old Silver Street Farm overlooks a front garden planted with an autumn mix of asters, cardoons, artemisias, gaura, rosemary and stipas. In the back garden, medlar and amelanchier trees are planted in the lawn, with beech domes and balls. Autumn border planted with (left to right) Persicaria x amplexicaulis 'Firetail', Helianthus 'Lemon Queen', Eupatorium purpureum, tobacco plants, Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm', Tithonia rotundifolia and fennel. Autumn border planted with (left to right) Persicaria x amplexicaulis 'Firetail', Helianthus 'Lemon Queen', Eupatorium purpureum, tobacco plants, Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm', Tithonia rotundifolia and fennel. Autumn border planted with (left to right) Persicaria x amplexicaulis 'Firetail', Helianthus 'Lemon Queen', Eupatorium purpureum, tobacco plants, Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm', Tithonia rotundifolia and fennel. Autumn border planted with (left to right) Persicaria x amplexicaulis 'Firetail', Helianthus 'Lemon Queen', Eupatorium purpureum, tobacco plants, Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm', Tithonia rotundifolia and fennel. Autumn border planted with (right to left) Selinum wallichianum, Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm', Verbena bonariensis, Tithonia rotundifolia, Persicaria x amplexicaulis 'Firetail', Eupatorium purpureum, Gaura lindheimeri, fennel and tobacco plants. Autumn border planted with (right to left) Selinum wallichianum, Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm', Verbena bonariensis, Tithonia rotundifolia, Persicaria x amplexicaulis 'Firetail', Eupatorium purpureum, Gaura lindheimeri, fennel and tobacco plants. View over a purple haze of eupatorium, verbena and molinia seedheads towards the autumn border.





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Goldstone Hall Hotel Gardens
Summer is the very best time of year to visit Goldstone Hall Hotel's famous walled gardens full of roses and colourful long herbaceous borders.

Epilobium angustifolium var. album - syn. Chamerion angustifolium in mixed border at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Silver Wedding' bordered by buxus parterre at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June View from the long mixed border towards Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June View from the long mixed border towards Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Rumba' at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Rumba', Rosa 'Whiskey Mac', and Rosa 'Hot Chocolate' at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Clematis 'Princess Diana' and Clematis 'Etoile Violette' at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Rumba' surrounded by box edging with topiary watering can at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Rumba' with Tropaeolum speciosum at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Rumba' surrounded by formal circular parterre at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Rumba' surrounded by formal circular parterre at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Silver Wedding' in amongst mixed rose beds and mixed borders in blue and white theme at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June Rosa 'Silver Wedding' at Goldstone Hall Hotel, Shropshire - June





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College Barn in Summer
Contemporary garden in a small Somerset village created by ecologists Alex Crossman and Jen Weaver since 2014. Hazel and hornbeam hedges surround naturalistic planting of perennials and grasses in large blocks.

Vegetable garden at College Barn, Somerset in July with netted brassicas, flowers and herbs. Border with Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster', Helenium 'Sahin's Early Flowerer' and Eryngium giganteum at College Barn, Somerset in July Borders of Geranium Rozanne = 'Gerwat', catmint and Seslaria autumnalis flanking wooden steps at College Barn, Somerset in July Steel edged bed including Eryngium agavifolium at College Barn, Somerset in July Evening sun illuminates a terrace with dining area at College Barn, Somerset in July. Borders with Seslaria autumnalis, Hylotelephium matrona and Helenium 'Sahin's Early Flowerer' at College Barn, Somerset in July Border with herbaceous perennials and grasses at College Barn, Somerset in July Hazel supports for runner beans in the vegetable garden surrounded by flowers including Chrysanthemum coronarium at College Barn, Somerset in July The walled garden at College Barn, Somerset in July with ornamentals and vegetables including heleniums, golden rod and netted brassicas Wooden steps flanked by Geranium Rozanne = 'Gerwat', catmint and Seslaria autumnalis at College Barn, Somerset in July Decking framed by steel edged borders planted with Eryngium agavifolium, herbaceous perennials and grasses at College Barn, Somerset in July Knautia macedonica in July Summer border of herbaceous perennials at College Barn, Somerset in July





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Highfield Farm in Monmouthshire
An exuberant three acre country garden full of wonderful plants including over 1200 cultivars and many rarities with views over the surrounding Monmouthshire landscape.

Gravel garden at Highfield Farm in August with pots of agapanthus and clouds of  Scabiosa columbaria subsp. ochroleuca. Gravel garden at Highfield Farm full of  Eryngium planum in August Gravel garden at Highfield Farm in August with views toward the hills of Monmouthshire beyond. Gravel garden at Highfield Farm in August planted with grasses. Gravel garden with grasses, shrubs and herbaceous perennials in August with a corrugated tin barn behind. Gravel garden at Highfield Farm in August planted with Euphorbia nicaeensis. Gravel garden at Highfield Farm in August with pots of agapanthus and clouds of  Scabiosa columbaria subsp. ochroleuca. Gravel garden at Highfield Farm in August. Gravel garden full of herbaceous perennials and grasses at Highfield Farm in August. Terrace with standard hydrangeas at Highfield Farm in August Terrace framed with pleached crab apples and standard hydrangeas at Highfield Farm in August Courtyard garden with clipped Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' amongst Hakonechloa macra in August Courtyard garden with clipped Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' amongst Hakonechloa macra in August





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Am Brook Meadow in June
Formerly an intensive pig farm, Am Brook Meadow is now a wildlife-rich garden, a transformation achieved in just 14 years.

Valeriana pyrenaica in June Valeriana pyrenaica in June Valeriana pyrenaica in June Ranunculus aconitifolius in June Valeriana pyrenaica in June Ranunculus aconitifolius amongst Valeriana pyrenaica in June Persicaria bistorta amongst lacy anthriscus in June Libertia peregrinans amongst catmint and anthriscus in June Geum 'Prinses Juliana' in June Geum 'Prinses Juliana' in June Allium siculum in June Allium siculum in June Iris 'Provencal' in June





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Old Rectory - Dorset in May
A striking 5 acre garden set in a peaceful Dorset valley created since 1995 by Simon and Amanda Mehigan.

Summerhouse beside the stream edged with hostas, primulas and ferns in the bog garden at the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset in May Wisteria floribunda 'Alba' in May on the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset Wisteria floribunda 'Alba' in May on the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset Formal vegetable garden in May on a sloping site at the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset View down onto formal garden of clipped yew, box and lollipop Portugese laurels at the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset in May Iris sibirica on a bank above a formal garden of clipped evergreens at the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset in May Formal courtyard garden with box hedges, clipped Portuguese laurels, Prunus lusitanica, and purple thalictrum around a central obelisk at the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset in May Formal courtyard garden with box hedges, clipped Portuguese laurels, Prunus lusitanica, and purple thalictrum around a central obelisk at the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset in May Formal courtyard garden with box hedges and clipped Portuguese laurels, Prunus lusitanica, around a central obelisk at the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset in May Curved steps framed by clipped box spirals a the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset in May Wisteria floribunda 'Harlequin' trained over an arbour in May Wisteria floribunda 'Harlequin' trained over an arbour in May Formal garden of the Old Rectory, Netherbury, Dorset in May with lollipop Portuguese laurels, Prunus lusitanica, and clipped yews





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