|Gate leading to Wyken Hall garden|
|Through the garden gate...|
Planting is crucial of course and all the gardens had been meticulously designed to give variety and year-round colour and interest. Some were a delightful mix of herbaceous and kitchen garden planting, as at the interesting Grimsthorpe Castle and Gardens in Lincolnshire – incidentally home to Zurburan’s original Benjamin – and we’ve just finished sampling delectable asparagus, freshly picked from their walled kitchen garden.
|The glory of the peacock|
... She was standing inside the secret garden.
|How could one resist ...|