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Gardens Illustrated Magazine - - TRAVEL -

1 Two rows of topi­ary box balls line the path from the for­mal herb gar­den to the tu­in­huis or gar­den shed, which is framed by a wis­te­ria-cov­ered arch. To the right is a ven­er­a­ble ‘Belle de Boskoop’ ap­ple tree, still pro­duc­tive af­ter 75 years.

2 Frost-cov­ered berries of Vibur­num op­u­lus, which grows along­side the meadow. 3 A pair of doork­i­jk­torens or see-through tow­ers, stand in a di­rect sight­line from the kitchen win­dow.

4 A grass path through the Ou­dolf-in­spired grass gar­den, flanked with Sym­phy­otrichum eri­coides ‘Pink Cloud’, Molinia and Mis­cant­hus sinen­sis ‘Gracil­limus’ on the left and Kal­imeris in­cisa ‘Madiva’, Molinia and Iris sibir­ica on the right. An Acer cam­pestre stands in the cen­tre back­ground, with a Catalpa to the left, and a weep­ing elm on the far left. 5 Lily and Fried be­neath a rose- and clema­tis-cov­ered arch in the veg­etable gar­den. 6 Seed­heads cling to the up­right stems of Phlomis tuberosa ‘Ama­zone’ in win­ter.

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