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Old Orchard with Pond and Griffin Stone Sink, Mother's Tomb seat and Copper beech hedge. Folly in the background

Gravel path with the first Fern Border on the left and a hedge on the right.
In 1955, the first Fern Border was created against the north facing side of the Duck Run wall. This would later become the site of the canal.

Water feature with two crane statues in a pond, in an unknown garden, hedge and flower pot behind

Fountain in the form of a moss-covered stone mushroom, in small pool in front of a hedge, in an unidentified garden

Mary Spencer in the Herb Garden, Summerhouse behind

Herbaceous Borders (colour/white) with white seat at end of path and a hedge behind, washing line post to side.
The White Garden was inspired by Kiftsgate in Gloucestershire. Eventually the white planting was extended to both sides of the path.

The Dell with June planting

The house showing new kitchen and upper storey windows with the Tall Sundial in foreground

Sybil in the White Garden, taken from the Ha-Ha, sundial in foreground looking towards York Gate House

Sybil weeding in the Alley with the sundial and curved wooden seat behind her, beech hedges to either side.
The Alley, which leads from the Summerhouse to the end of the White Garden was modelled on one at Hidcote.
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