Herb Garden

Title

Herb Garden

Description

Views of Herb Gardens at York Gate. The first (in the farmyard) was established in 1954, but it was moved to its current position in 1957

Collection Items

Herb Garden with Box Hedges - YGA00285<br /><br />
View from Herb Garden showing Box Curved Hedges and Topiary, York Gate House

Herb Garden, looking towards the Istrian Font -YGA00275
View in Spring from the Summerhouse, through the Herb Garden towards the Istrian Font.
This Herb Garden was moved to this site in 1957. Yew hedges were planted to provide shelter.

Summerhouse and Herb Garden - YGA00258
View of Summerhouse through Herb Garden.
The Summerhouse, designed by Robin, was built in 1967 and the Beech Alley (modelled on one seen at Hidcote) was planted.

Herb Garden and Potting Shed - YGA00420<br /><br />
Angled view from the Summerhouse showing house and Potting Shed

Istrian Font and Herb Garden -YGA00421<br /><br />
View through the Herb Garden from the Summerhouse towards the Istrian Font

Istrian Font and Herb Garden - YGA00507<br /><br />
Istrian Stone Font seen from Herb Garden

Greenhouse and Herb Garden Beds - YGA00075
York Gate House Herb Garden with greenhouse, brick built herb beds and building wall

Early Photograph of Herb Garden - YGA00076
Black and white photograph entitled "Our First Herb Garden"

Early Photograph of Herb Garden - YGA00074
Black and white photograph entitled "Our First Herb Garden"
In April/May 1954, Robin constructed a Herb Garden on the site of the old farmhouse. Sybil planted it with "sage, fennel, rue, rosemary, apple mint, pepper mint, lavender, curry, lemon…
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