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

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

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

Slade Farm


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

Hillsborough Castle


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

Hillsborough Castle

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

Hillsborough Castle

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

My own garden in West Somerset


An Irish pot, royal fern and loosely clipped box bushes

My own garden in West Somerset


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

My own garden in West Somerset


Columbines, ferns and London Pride at the foot of a sunny wall