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Hillsborough Castle

Mark sitting on his tree seat in a cloud of blue cornflowers, in the new walled garden at Hillsborough Castle, July 2019

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Hillsborough Castle

The Dovecote or Shell House in the Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle: Designed by Mark Lutyens & Catherine FitzGerald; made by craftsmen from The Prince’s Trust, 2019

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A garden in East Somerset

A folly in the Walled Garden made from stone and stag-head oak: Designed by Mark Lutyens & Catherine FitzGerald; made by Rob Hibberd, Autumn 2019

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Hillsborough Castle

Circular metal tree seat for the Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle. Designed by Mark Lutyens: made locally. Tree in centre = Pyrus Silver Sails

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Slade Farm

Inscribed stone slab on a ferny wall at Slade Farm, Exmoor: text Andrew Marvell; design Mark Lutyens; carved by Tom Perkins

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Hillsborough Castle

The new pool and plantings in the Jubilee Garden at Hillsborough Castle, June 2019

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Hillsborough Castle

Walled garden at Hillsborough Castle, view over circular pool towards new visitor centre

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Hillsborough Castle

The pavilion & circular pool, Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle, June 2019.  Planted: hedging 2018; borders spring 2019

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My own garden in West Somerset

An Irish pot, royal fern and loosely clipped box bushes

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My own garden in West Somerset

A grove of hazels and pink purslane leading to a field gate

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