Thursday, 11 August 2016

Old Swan House Garden in August 2016


Looking down the garden from under the hazel with the grasses 'calling you' (Gillian Pugh)
The grasses in August
Peroskia and pheasant grass seen through verbena
Stachys, lavender and crocosmia

The summerhouse
The garden is now pretty mature, having first been planted in the autumn of 2013 and the spring of 2014. The yew hedge is about four feet tall - and over five in places - and will be topped at about five feet as a screen for the drive. I made a plant list for the garden openings this year and surprised myself when I found that it ran to seven pages. Some of the plants are named (and some forgotten) in this video of a walk around the garden (be warned, it takes over 30 minutes!)




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