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Through an old brick archway and wrought iron gate, the drama of the Kitchen Garden unfolds. This is all about contrast in structure and colour. Wide gravel paths edged by York brick define rectangular borders in front of high boundary walls and enclos

Kitchen Garden Highlights

Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Tulips YES YES YES
Iris germanica YES YES YES
Species roses YES YES YES YES
Peonies YES YES YES YES
Aquilegias YES YES YES YES
Roses YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Clematis viticella YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Clematis orientalis YES YES YES YES
Lillies YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Dahlias YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Tender salvias YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES

Through a rose-clad archway in a tall laurel hedge, the journey leads past the fruit trees of the orchard to

the West Garden