Posts tagged with "hazel grove"

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Glorious June…

Hybrid musk roses (Penelope & Buff Beauty), Rugosa roserie de l'hay

More colour in June

Also mid-summer, self-sown red valerian (Centranthus ruber), Geranium Brookside, yellow Phlomis fruticosa

More orange…

Mid-summer, Eremurus Cleopatra and Geum Princess Juliana in a new bed

The colour orange in spring

At this time of year when the predominant colours are yellow (daffodils and primroses) and blue (forget-me-nots), more and more, I like orange tulips.  They go so well with the dry colours of late winter - sage, phlomis, cistus - and the new growth of spring.

A folly on the Isle of Wight

This was a nice surprise, five years after I had produced a sketch design for a cupola to embellish a folly on the Isle of Wight - and had forgotten all about it - I was sent some photos of it.  Here's the sketch which I believe hangs in the folly and a photo of thing...

Oak garden seat with a view

Mark Lutyens garden seat under a plane tree in Somerset.  Deigned by ML and made by master craftsman Rob Hibberd. (St Patrick's Day 2021)

Hillsborough Castle

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

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