In May and June, Tylney Hall offers overnight B&B at pounds 50 per head for Garden Open Days under the National Gardens Scheme -to show off the formal and elaborate Italian garden, rose garden, azalea garden -and water gardens designed by the celebrated Gertrude Jekyll
where I watched deer strolling through during my visit.
APRICOT: Grace is perfect for pots BEAUTIFUL: Gertrude Jekyll
has great looks and fragrance
The great British gardening tradition encompasses a diversity of styles from Capability Brown's wonderful landscapes to the glorious herbaceous borders of Gertrude Jekyll
- a beautiful pink rose with the most delicious scent that will revive memories of roses first smelt in childhood.
Visitors then included Gertrude Jekyll
, who designed the castle garden, the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and the cellist Guilhermina Suggia.
The gardens featured include her own large Victorian garden at Hagley, a garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll
for a Clent house which is now an old people's home, and two old plantation houses in the West Indies - one an Italianate garden for a private residence called Francia and another for Folkestone, another plantation villa, where the garden is now a public garden and rare 'window' to the sea.
THE celebrated garden designer Gertrude Jekyll
is to return to the horticultural haven she created on Lindisfarne.
Large watercolours feature montages of images - an exotic flower, a detail of a view, some door furniture - from a Clent old people's home garden designed by eminent Edwardian gardener Gertrude Jekyll
or an Italianate garden belonging to an English colonial villa in Barbados.
The Bloom Family - father and son team Alan and Adrian - came sixth, ahead of landscape designer Gertrude Jekyll
and vegetable-growing Prince Charles.
Described by Gertrude Jekyll
as an 'enchanted castle', it's certainly a stunning and beautiful place.
None could be found but the attraction's gardener suggested Delavals could use Hyssop, a herb found in the castle's renowned walled garden which was designed in 1911 by Gertrude Jekyll
- whose centenary the trust celebrate this year.
The great landscape architect Gertrude Jekyll
collaborated with him on the garden design of many of his commissions and his early work epitomised the craftsmanship ideals of William Morris.