A Very Grand Design Indeed

The most amazing house and garden - Great Dixter 


an Elizabethan house and the most exuberant 21st century garden







  even succulents got involved







Someone else looking at these told me they were called Ladybird poppies. 











Ferns - against the backdrop of brick, wood and fretwork.



the lily pond


Grass and Gunnera


What a gate should look like


attention to detail - finial and etching


I've no idea what this plant is called, have only ever seen it in Cornwall - my children christened them Honey Hives.


His Royal Hotness - Lucifer


stunning specimens


Wonderful fencing 


dashes of lemon and lime


there were tunnels and vistas






clever juxtopositions


delicious combinations



A path edged to perfection


luxe Lupins





 the most exciting colour combinations


the cat even works well on the bench!


the left hand side of the Long Border 


the right hand side 


colour and texture play


around the back


a Victorian watering cart


An beautiful barn



I love the tile pillars


until next time...





3 comments:

  1. Oh, how beautiful! Thank you for your photos, I have a friend who always says he has such happy memories of this garden and hopes one day to visit again. I love the gate:)

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  2. Lovely pics. Particularly like those cornflowers. Something about blue flowers ...

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  3. nice photos :)

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