Summer Gardens

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Elaine’s Garden in July

A suburban plot featuring a circular patio and lawn, a lavender-edged path, herbaceous borders and a pavilion

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Village Garden in June

A walled garden with terraces featuring a herb lawn, summerhouse, formal pond and vegetable garden

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Windy Ridge in August

An award winning garden in a challenging position with circular lawn, gravel garden and mature planting

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Urban Sanctuary in July

A town garden split into two areas, a formal flower garden near the house and a functional vegetable plot

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Tithe Barn in May

A walled garden filled with roses, perennials, a beehive, sunny terrace and miniature wildflower meadow

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Ordnance House in June

A 1 acre garden with a series of lawns, beds and borders linking a potager, orchard, formal parterre and seating areas

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Ordnance House in August

A country garden with swathes of lavender and catmint, box topiary and an immaculate kitchen garden

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Midsummer Cottage Garden

A classic English cottage garden with romantic borders and arches laden with climbing roses.

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Little Orchard in July

A stylish country courtyard garden with beautiful planting around salvaged furniture and antique decorations

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Family Garden in May

A well designed child friendly garden for all the family, with trampoline and sandpit amongst colourful planting

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Hinton Road in July

A long, narrow, naturalistically designed city garden in London, overflowing with plants

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Southend Farm In August

By late summer, cottage style borders peak in a small town garden wrapped round a mediaeval farmhouse

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The Coach House in July

A contemporary town walled garden insummer that maximises limited space with a sunken terrace and raised beds

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Valley Road Garden in July

A small summer garden set against the backdrop of a public park, rural in outlook whilst in a town location

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Waterhouse Lane in August

Summer flowers and tropical plants fill a small town garden, amongst salvage finds and recycled junk

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A Seaside Garden in June

In spite of poor soil, sea spray and merciless winds, by summer this coastal garden is full of life, shells and driftwood

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Summer at Coton Manor

An old family country garden that blends borders with meadows, rills, herbs and June’s roses galore

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Dial Park in June

A small country garden where summer roses and perennials spill over in a parterre and a potager peaks

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St Ronans Road in August

Two tiny neighbouring town gardens are designed as outdoor living spaces to be enjoyed all summer long

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A Family Town Garden in May

A clever garden layout makes the most of an unusual fan-shaped plot and is enjoyed all year round

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Town Place in July

A traditional country garden celebrated for magnificent herbaceous borders and rose gardens in summer

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Stuart Cottage in August

A half-acre village garden that peaks in late summer with colour
themed borders of choice plants

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Linden Barn in July

A small village garden planted to peak in late summer with herbaceous perennials and roses

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A Town Garden in June

A clever design with pergola, sunken potager and summer flowers creates a space for entertaining

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Woodmansterne in July

Resting between town and countryside, this family garden integrates play areas and summer flower borders

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Woodbines Avenue Garden in August

A long, thin town garden planted for year round interest, with abundant flowering in late summer

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The Crest Garden in June

A suburban garden where a collection of salvage finds is transformed into unusual plant containers

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Rosebery Road in May

This is a true family town garden, but behind the thoughtful layout and plants lies a strong design

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Late Summer Family Garden

A town garden planted for late summer herbaceous planting around lawns where children play

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Field House Garden in May

A walled town garden where a long rectangular pool reflects flowers from late spring into summer

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Brooke Cottage in August

A late summer garden that envelops a cottage in herbaceous, shady and container planting areas

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Manor House in July

A riverside garden with prairie style borders of grasses and perennials that peak in summer

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Alexandra Drive in June

In summer this small town garden is alive with roses and perennials amongst salvage finds

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Abbeywood Gardens in August

Late summer colour and exotic planting add a special charm to this beautiful rural family garden

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Belle Vue in May

A winding, decked path between packed borders makes a long narrow summer plot appear wider

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Cottage Garden Style

This decorative style inspires gardeners willing to experiment with a broad palette of plants and give nature a free rein

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Topiary For All Seasons

Amidst an unpredictable climate and fleeting flowers, topiary is a constant presence in the garden

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Vine Road in June

Charming 15m x 29m town garden with summer roses and cottage garden planting embracing a Victorian house

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Redston Road in August

Modern town garden, designed on the diagonal, with raised deck over water, lawn, pots, pergola and seating

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Rollscourt in May

Summer contemporary town garden of terrace, lawn, mini woodlandand kitchen plot, linked by a curving path

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Pitt Crescent in May

Long, narrow town garden in early summer, a shady, private, secret space with terraces, borders and mystery door

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Stoke Albany in June

English country garden with herbaceous borders, walled garden, roses, potager, summer flowers and gravel area

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Sheepdrove Organic Farm in August

Summer country garden, with potager, herbs, hens and reedbed system, is at the heart of Sheepdrove Organic Farm

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Chiswick Garden in May

Small, informal town garden with gazebo of spring wisteria, summer flower beds, pool, bridge, lawns and terrace

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Topiary Garden in August

Modern topiary garden of giant yew and box shapes, a parterre with standard holly and gravel, and pool in summer

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Lincoln Road Garden in May

Town garden in May when collections of hostas and maples fill pots or salvage containers on a patio, pergola, deck

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Holt Organic Farm in summer

In August at Holt Organic, the gravel garden of herbaceous perennials, kitchen garden and wildflower meadow peak

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High Summer Garden

Summer garden peaks in August with herbaceous perennials, roses and clematis in beds, borders and a parterre

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Front Garden Design

First impressions count at a house entrance, so front garden design must balance paths, flowers, parking and bins

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Muswell Hill Garden

Small town garden with early summer pots, terrace, lawn and herbaceous borders of cottage garden style planting

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Crecy Close Garden

Small town garden in June with summer flowers, lawn, pool, bridge, waterfall, courtyard, gravel, mirror and deck

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Bulbs for every month of the year

There are different bulbs to flower in winter, spring, summer and autumn, naturalised or in borders, beds or pots

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Boxwood in high summer

Summer town garden sees cottage style herbaceous borders perennials, a shady pool, hosta walk, lovely pots, greenhouse

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Border Control

Five different herbaceous borders, peaking between late spring and autumn, with portraits of the star plants

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Ben’s Acre Garden

This small, steep and narrow town garden is packed with borders of summer flowers, arbours and a summerhouse

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Barnwood in June

Small suburban garden with herbaceous beds, grass paths, thatched summer house and pond edged in marginals