Planted dahlias, osteospermum, achillea millefolium, canna indica, nerium oleander, geum ‘Queen of Orange’, geum ‘Totally Tangerine’, azalea japonica, gerbera garvinea, salvia nemerosa ‘Caradonna’ and Sedum telephium ‘Purple Emperor’. Fences were planted with climbers: clematis montana and scented jasmine, trachelospermum jasminoides.
This once formal garden has been turned into a cottage garden by tucking flowers between the sculpted shrubs…
Rustic garden… so simple and inviting, would love to have a garden big enough to have a path and borders like this. I find the light plants leading down to the shade really inviting.
Orchard Path at Sunrise. 3rd Place, Beautiful Gardens. Picture: Carol Casselden, International Garden Photographer of the Year
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The Gravel Garden – Beth Chatto. A peach helianthemum, blue iris, salmon oriental poppy, 2 varieties of euphorbia, pink phlomis, nepeta, artemesia frigida, stipa gigantea
Love this though would have gone with a stone or gravel path for a deeper sense of green . Peaceful and pretty
Usually, when people decide to reclaim an overgrown and neglected backyard, they hand off the job completely to someone else. Not this family. Carolyn and Hector Llorens and their son, John, each designed major parts of it, involving themselves in every detail. The result is a series of garden rooms that can be fun, relaxing, peaceful, or exhilarating. Each outdoor area links to a room in the house, bringing the outside in.
Re-pin if you love going on nature walks in the Fall… (So many beautiful colours to see!)