The box walk
The box walk, at the foot of the batter, is interrupted halfway along by stairs ascending to the pond garden on one side and the entry to the perennial garden on the other. Already the English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has filled the recently created beds outlined in Buxus sempervirens. from "The Enchanted Garden" by Paul Bangay Photo by Simon Griffiths Order the book online at www.paulbangay.com
Gatsby-Inspired Blue Gardens
There is something magical about a blue garden, especially at dusk. It is then, during the fading light, when the elegant blue flowers and green foliage blend softly together, and the scene becomes a rhapsody in blue. Sadly, blue gardens haven't been popular in the horticultural world for a while. They had a brief but spectacular moment before the Depression and then faded into (blue) obscurity for decades. That is, until earlier this year, when they made a grand and much-welcomed comeback…
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