Perennial growing height is important. Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your borders.
Beautiful Backyard Inspiration
For some people, order offers relaxation. This backyard is all about order: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/porch/outdoor-rooms/backyard/?socsrc=bhgpin042114perfectorder&page=10
Lavender and roses... glorious combination... :) The scents, combined--utterly enticing. I'm thinking, add jasmine! Lovely entry to the garden, and you don't need a brick wall to make this happen. Cue, for you, T.
The kitchen garden is accented by a new stone-and-brick wall and a stone path. - Photo: Emily Minton Redfield
Walled kitchen garden at The Pig Hotel in Brockenhurst in the New Forest.
Herringbone brick path with silver/blue/white plants: Possibility for front walkway on either side of brick/tile leading to front door.
Peony border beside the pergola in the walled garden includes 'Duchesse de Nemours', 'Sarah Bernhardt', 'Dancing Butterflies' and 'Kansas'. Beaminster Manor, Beaminster, Dorset, UK
Window Garden Mirror
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The Joy of Gardening
Devon's home would have been similar to this. - Victoria magazine often took us to England. Here we get a bird's eye view of a spectacular manor house walled garden.
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