Kate Sav­ill and Ta­mara Bridge

Gardens Illustrated Magazine - - Chelsea Flower Show -

Plot Ar­ti­san 568 Spon­sor Warner Ed­wards Con­trac­tor Frogheath Land­scapes Theme A bee-friendly gar­den rich in plants used to flavour ar­ti­san gins

Fea­tur­ing plants, such as rhubarb, el­der­flower and black­thorn, that are used to flavour gins, this gar­den for Warner Ed­wards Northamp­ton­shire gin dis­tillery uses lime­stone for the dry-stone walls, step­ping stones and boul­ders. A rill of spring wa­ter sep­a­rates a grassy meadow, dot­ted with herbs, from a shel­tered botan­i­cal gar­den, where be­spoke cop­per seats pro­vide seat­ing around a dry­s­tone firepit. Cop­per is also used to re­tain the bank to the back of the gar­den. Beyond the free­stand­ing wall, the plant­ing be­comes more nat­u­ral­is­tic, end­ing in a na­tive hedge. Con­tact 07792 657777 (Kate) and 07901 807338 (Ta­mara), gar­dens­bykate­and­ta­mara.co.uk

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