Gardens to Visit

Hestercombe Gardens

Imagine finding plans by Gertrude Jeckyll nailed to the door of the garden shed! Amazingly, this happened in the 1970's at Hestercombe Gardens near Taunton in southern Somerset, England.

Jill Weatherhead is an Australian garden designer based in Melbourne's East and the Dandenong Ranges.

Jill visited Hestercombe Gardens and gives her impressions of the work of Gertrude Jeckyll and the restoration work carried out at Hestercombe gardens.

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More Gardens to Visit

Inveresk near Musselburgh East Lothian EH21 7th
Shepherd house and it's one acre garden form a walled triangle in the middle of the 18thc village of Inveresk. The main garden is to the rear of the house, where the formality of the front garden is continued with a herb and parterre and two symetrical pottagers. A formal rill runs the lenght of the garden, beneath a series of rose, clematis and wisteria pergolas and arches, and connects the two ponds.

Clatterway, Bonsall, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 2AH
Phone: 01629 822813
A beautiful 4 acre open garden set in the historic village of Bonsall in Derbyshire featuring a fantastic selection of hellebores and herbaceous perennials.


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