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Old Rectory - Netherbury
This 5-acre garden designed and maintained by present owners over last 25 yrs. Regional finalist in The English Garden's – 'The Nation's Favourite' Gardens in 2019 – this is a well visited garden – as part of the National Gardens Scheme.

View over border with Hosta, summerhouse and countryside views beyond Summerhouse in country garden next to a stream Pond in country garden Overview of summerhouse with pointed roof View across stream to wooden summerhouse Summerhouse in bog garden with Primula and Hosta Hosta alongside stream with marginal planting and bog garden Cornus controversa 'Variegata', Rhus typhina, Hosta, Primula and Iris in a bog garden Bark chipping pathway through contry garden View along topiary lined grass path to house Laurus nobilis - Bay - trees and Iris lining path Cobbled pathway through formal country garden with steps up to lawn area Buxus - Box - parterre and standard Ilex - Holly - within retaining low stone wall





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In the Wood Of the Sun King
Surrounded by a thousand-year-old forest, already protected by Louis XIV, a large garden with mixed Mediterranean plants and collections of rare exotic species.

View across lawn with sunken formal pond to traditional house View over lawn with sunken pond to traditional house View across lawn to sunken pond, traditional house in background Large topiary forms backdrop to stone terrace with container plants View up stone steps with pots of flowers to large topiary forms Over view of garden with seating area, large topiary forms, swimming pool and views of trees and wooded hills beyond Overview of garden with seating area, topiary, swimming pool and views of trees and wooded hills beyond View of large topiary forms with swimming pool, trees and wooded hills beyond
Swimming pool surrounded by Mediterranean shrubs and trees View over large topiary figures and swimming pool to trees and wooded hills beyond View through plants to container plants, bench and planting of: Kalopanax, Mahonia nepalensis, Macrozamia communis View through foliage to topiary, paved terrace and steps Large topiary forms near paved terrace, trees beyond





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Rousham
The historic house and gardens - Rousham House originally developed by 18th Century landscaper William Kent integrating the gardens into the wider landscape.

Rousham House, July Gravel pathway to steps, also colourful shrub border and church beyond Stone arch in wall through to separate garden along a gravel path Gravel path between borders of Alchemilla and Potentilla View of double border in a large country garden with long gravel pathway between borders Clematis growing over pergola above gravel path Gravel path between borders of Phlox, Lysimachia, Alchemilla and Helianthus, arch in boundary wall with Vitis - Grape Vine - growing over Hosta in a border edged with Buxus - Box Low Buxus - Box - parterre in Rose Garden Parterre with Buxus - Box - and gravel paths Buxus - Box - parterre pattern View through blue ornate metal gates to cows in field beyond Gravel path through double border with view of cattle in adjoining field





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The Long House
The Long House is typical of East Sussex with its old flint walls, and the style is complemented perfectly by rambling roses, old apple trees, and masses of colourful perennials.

Steps and clipped box leading to flint stone house in summer cottage garden. Steps and clipped box leading to flint stone house in summer cottage garden. Summer garden with old apple trees and mixed borders. Dawn in summer garden with old apple trees, lawn and borders.
 Summer garden with bed of Lavender, Salvia turkestanica, Eryngium, Dianthus with Rosa 'American Pillar' behind bench and old apple trees Sculpture in bed of Lavender, Salvia turkestanica, Eryngium, Dianthus with Rosa 'American Pillar' and wooden seat behind Summer garden with central sculpture in bed of Lavender, Salvia turkestanica, Eryngium, Dianthus, and Rosa 'American Pillar' Summer garden with old apple trees and wooden seat and Lavender, Salvia turkestanica, Dianthus, Geranium and Rosa 'American Pillar' Central sculpture in bed of Lavendula - Lavender, Eryngium, Dianthus and Digitalis with Rosa 'Rambling Rector' - Rambler Rose - behind Central sculpture in bed of Lavendula - Lavender - and other flowering perennials with Rosa 'Rambling Rector' - Rambler Rose - behind Central sculpture on a plinth in bed of Erysimum, Lavendula, Eryngium, Euphorbia, Dianthus and Digitalis with Rosa 'Rambling Rector' - Rambler Rose behind Flower beds with clipped Buxus - Box - balls, Alcea rosea - Hollyhock, Lavendula - Lavender, Eryngium, Euphorbia, Anthemis 'Sauce Hollandaise' and Digitalis - Foxglove, with Rosa 'Rambling Rector' - Rambler Rose, Cotinus and house behind View across flower beds with: Alcea rosea - Hollyhock, Lavendula - Lavender, Eryngium, Euphorbia, Anthemis 'Sauce Hollandaise' and Digitalis, with trees and shrubs, Cotinus, and Rosa 'Rambling Rector' - Rambler Rose - screening house beyond





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Ligurian Tropics
Exotic vegetation, green lawn, swimming pool and contemporary furnishings. Miami?? No, a garden on the western Ligurian Riviera, which transports you elsewhere.

View of Italian garden and villa, with flowering white Agapanthus, Strelitzia nicolai and Phenix canariensis
A couple standing on lawn, house in background View through gates to woman standing on lawn of Italian villa. Borgio. Liguria. italy View of Italian garden and villa, with flowering white Agapanthus, Strelitzia nicolai and Phenix canariensis The garden and villa entrance, with Agapanthus, Strelizia nicolai and Phenix canariensis. Borgio. Liguria. Italy Seating area and lawn of Italian villa with strelizia nicolai and phormium tenax 'atropurpureum'. View through foliage across a lawn to two women sitting chatting on a veranda 
View of Italian garden and villa, with Ceratonia siliqua Agave americana 'Aureomarginata' and Strelizia nicolai. 
View across lawn to a woman on a veranda photographing a garden, specimen tree is Ceratonia siliqua - Carob - with Agave americana 'Aureomarginata' at the base of trunk
Two women relaxing in villa garden, with Ceratonia siliqua Agave americana 'Aureomarginata' and Strelizia nicolai. Borgio. Liguria. italy View of Italian garden and villa, with Ceratonia siliqua Agave americana 'Aureomarginata' and Strelizia nicolai.
Seating area on covered terrace of villa. Two women sitting on sofa on terrace chatting, tropical-looking foliage behind





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Brooches, Roses and Fantasy
In the garden of Gabriella Mariotti, collector of American costume jewellery, collected with a passion for over twenty years in the flea markets of New York.

Rosa 'Cocktail' covering metal pergola in garden.
Gabriella Mariotti in her garden, Venice, Italy. Gabriella Mariotti in her garden, Venice, Italy. Rosa 'Cocktail' covering metal pergola in garden.
Rosa 'Cocktail' covering metal pergola in garden. Rosa 'Cocktail' covering metal pergola in garden. Rosa 'Cocktail' covering metal pergola in garden. Rosa 'Cocktail' covering metal pergola, with table and chairs beneath. 
 Rosa 'Cocktail' covering metal pergola in garden. Rosa 'Cocktail' covering metal pergola in garden. The living area surrounded by a mixture of roses in bloom. The living area surrounded by a mixture of roses in bloom. The living area surrounded by a mixture of roses in bloom.





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Mediterranean Coastal Garden
An enchanting garden in the Ligurian, created with such delicacy that you can hardly see it. The Terrace hosts some Mediterranean and some exotic species.

Stone terrace with relaxing area and view of the sea Woman relaxing in garden by old tree trunks Looking down on stone terrace with dining area and views across sea Stone terrace between house and cliffs, with dining area and views out to sea Stone terrace with dining area and views to tree covered cliffs and sea Relaxing area on stone terrace with views out to sea View under parasol looking out over stone terrace towards the sea Stone terrace looking out to sea, viewed from relaxing area View over old wall to the sea View of the sea looking down on stone terrace View of the sea from steep garden steps The garden view on Lerici sea, Porto Venere. Liguria. Italy Olea europaea - Olive - tree trunks interplanted with: Verbena, Agapanthus, Rosmarinus - Rosemary - and Tulbaghia





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Wandsworth Garden, London
Created on the unusual ‘L’ shaped corner plot, this garden incorporates several different areas including space for sitting, relaxing and dining with stunning night time feature lighting.

View across dining area with wooden table and chairs to the house with open doors. Woman sitting in a garden with high fence View across dining area with wooden table and chairs to the house with window onto garden, beyond trees screening neighbouring houses View from garden with plants: Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' and Osmanthus burkwoodii, towards dining area and back of brick house View from garden with plant beds of Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' and cubes of Taxus baccata - Yew - towards dining area and brick house with extension Modern extension to a brick house with doors opening out onto deck and large window with seat Overview of small garden looking back to brick house, high fences screen deck dining area and house. Irregular beds with Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White', Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna', Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light',  Osmanthus x burkwoodii and concrete cube with porcelain cladding Wooden decking leading to the dining area and brick house, mixed bed with Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White', Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna', Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' and Osmanthus burkwoodii Deck dining area near brick house, nearby bed with Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White', Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' and Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' View across bed with Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White', Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna', Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light', Osmanthus x burkwoodii, Ilex, to the decked dining area and brick house High black fence and specimen Osmanthus x burkwoodii screen neighbouring houses, in front a bed with clipped Taxus baccata - Yew - cube and Anemone hybrida 'Honorine Jobert', Actaea simplex Atropurpurea Group 'Brunette' and concrete cube with porcelain cladding Privacy in an overlooked garden provided by high fence, trees and seating facing in towards garden. Hanging swing seat suspended by metal beams, small lawn surrounded by beds with Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light', Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White' View across bed with Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light', Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White' and Osmanthus burkwoodii to black swing seat, high fence screening overlooking properties





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Scented Elegance
The garden, a mix of typically Mediterranean and deciduous evergreens is a liason between white flowers, the real protagonists and gray colors.

An ornate garden gate surrounded by evergreen pots, hedges and climbing arch.

Gianmarco Bernocchi, garden landscaper. Raised outdoor kitchen area with inbuilt oven and cooking space. Wooden benches in a Mediterranean garden. Seating area in lawned Mediterranean garden Pet cat on wooden bench. Relaxing area with bench and chairs in lawned garden Seating area in lawned garden with evergreens. Seating area in lawned garden with evergreen planting. A mix of typically Mediterranean evergreens: Rhynchospermum jasminoides, olive trees, fuchsia 'alba', hydrangea quercifolia 'harmony'. Dining table and chairs ready for use. Dining table and chairs on black tiled patio. Dining table and chairs with crockery and cutlery





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Old Rectory - Batcombe
A beautiful modern country garden designed by award winning garden designer, Amanda Patton.

Country garden with view across lawn to house. Seating area and hammock next to a natural swimming pool Seating area and hammock next to a natural swimming pool Seating area and hammock next to a natural swimming pool Centranthus ruber behind rattan sofa with footstool and cushions next to hammock on modern decking Centranthus ruber behind rattan furniture and hammock  on wooden decking - garden next to pub Centranthus ruber behind rattan furniture on wooden decking - garden next to pub Centranthus ruber behind rattan sofa with footstool and cushions next to hammock on modern decking Seating area and hammock next to a natural swimming pool. Paving slabs as stepping stones over modern pond - natural swimming pool Paving slabs as stepping stones over modern pond - natural swimming pool Stone house and lawn. Anemone x hybrida 'Queen Charlotte' in terraced beds next to steps up to lawn.





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