Left, clockwise from top left
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.