The (MY) English Garden Tour: Garden 12, Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

The original tree, that dominated the previous garden, before the houses were built!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

We have reached our final garden in Warninglid, at the Yeoveney House. This garden is planted with rhododendron, camellias, azaleas, and hostas and other lovely plants in shades of lime green and chocolate-black colorings that have been so popular in the gardens here. As usual there was a “special something,” featured in this garden too. Each garden was so different and interesting!

 I want to take this time also to answer questions that I have been asked over the past weeks while I wrote these posts.  I was not in a specialized, planned, garden tour with a group. First, I joined the National Trust Society. (in the U.S. it is called The Royal Oak Society)  I do not remember exactly how I came to know about the National Garden Schemes, (maybe Facebook?) but I planned and researched the trip on my own, in order to visit the National Trust homes and the gardens on the NGS in the area of Kent and Sussex. All the listings were in the books I received after joining their societies. I just picked an area I thought would be interesting and went for it! I was not disappointed! The gardens we have visited have been splendid and it has been one of our best vacations ever! We loved driving around the countryside, eating in the local pubs, discovering the gardens, and visiting with other gardeners! This allowed us to get out and really enjoy the locals and learn about the UK! So without further ado, I give you Youveney House Garden. Thank you Warninglid, and the other gardens we visited, for making our garden tour so special!

Here is the back of Yeoveney House, revealing the conservatory linked to a new art studio!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

The special surprise at Yeoveney House was a WWI memorial!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

The people in the background are checking out the artwork!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

This gardener loves hostas as much as I do! You can never have enough!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Wow, this is a beauty!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Beautiful sweet peas!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Everything is so neat and tidy!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

In front of the garden shed were raised beds for vegetables in the garden.

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here is the strawberry patch!  Clever!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Let’s add the tomato garden as well.

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

My favorite, favorite, favorite! Love the color!!!!!

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

Yeoveney House, Warninglid, Sussex

We say goodbye to Warninglid at the red telephone booth in the village center. We had a great time! See you tomorrow at Batemans, a National Trust Estate! Enjoy!

The Red Telephone Booth, Warninglid, Sussex

The Red Telephone Booth, Warninglid, Sussex

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The England Garden Tour: Garden 11, Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Anchoring the end of Cuckfield Lane, the garden at Beeches was like taking a walk in a National Park. The owners have spent twenty years adding many shrubs and specialty trees to their two acre natural woodland garden. Linked ponds and pools of different levels were also created from a ditch on their property.  The look of this garden is very different from the others we have visited in Warninglid and that is what has made them all so special! Now following the path around another dutch design cottage let’s take a walk to the back! 

Here is a fabulous extension to their cottage! A glass house if I ever saw one!

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

There is a freshly mowed path for us to follow through the woods.

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

I loved the foxgloves and ferns that just popped up everywhere!

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Don’t you just love this color of red? It just makes the woodlands pop!

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

And here, by the first pond, the plum color of that tree just draws your eye to that area!

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

This was the first of many ponds. So tranquil!

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

The owner sat by the edge of a pond, sipping his tea, and occasionally detailed what we were looking at and what he had done to create the ponds.

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

The water trough.

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

This owl won’t be drinking from the trough. He was sculpted from that tree!

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

And for the finale, the Charlie Brown Christmas tree! We enjoyed Beeches!  See you tomorrow in the garden!

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

Beeches, Warninglid, Sussex

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The English Garden Tour: Garden 10, Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House is a lovely dutch-design looking cottage sitting on an acre of ground that is wheel-chair accessible. Here on Cuckfield Lane we are seeing a more architecturally diverse style of home. The modern use of the term, dutch design, is to indicate a broad gambrel roof with flaring eaves that extend over the long sides, resembling a barn in construction. The early houses built by settlers were often a single room, with additions added to either end (or short side) and very often a porch along both long sides. Typically, walls were made of stone and a chimney was located on one or both ends. Looking at the front of this cottage we indeed see the placement of two chimneys and the tell-tale gambrel roof. Following a sweep of lawn and a herbaceous border, with a large climbing pale, pink rose clinging to the cottage, we are invited to come look.

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Following the drive around the house to a large, smooth, flat area in the back, we see it is perfect for a croquet match!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here is the walkway into the garden at the back of the cottage.

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex.

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex.

There is a room on the back, adding an extension to the house, just as predicted!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex.

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex.

Strolling along the flower beds I spy a tall, curly, woody, pod plant. What is that?  Can one of my gardening friends tell me? It is extraordinary!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here is the LIME and black combo we have seen in several gardens! I would love it in mine too!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Can anyone tell me what the pinky-purple star clusters are? Are they from the allum family?

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

The garden was surrounded by a huge,  huge, well tended hedge! Look for it in other pictures of the garden too!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Love, love, love this color combo!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here is a nice place to sit and watch the croquet match!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Every garden had a greenhouse of some kind!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

This is another unusual plant to me. I thought at first it was made of wood! Those petals did look like sculptured wood, but it was a plant! What is it?

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

I could certainly while-away the hours here and write to my heart’s content in that room!!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Everything is so tidy in the vegetable beds!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

A very tropical looking palm tree got my attention too! There were several plants that I had never seen before in this garden. If you can identify them for me I would very much appreciate it! Hay House was lovely and had so much to offer! I have been so impressed with the choice of gardens here in Warniglid! See you tomorrow in the garden!

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

Hay House, Warninglid, Sussex

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The English Garden Tour: Garden 9, The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussix

The Old Church House, Warringlid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warringlid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House garden is only in its third year, starting from scratch, but you would never know it from the look of the garden. Beautiful rose beds and herbaceous borders fill in the woodland’s backdrop. With areas “to stop and rest awhile” to whimsical small pond areas, there is plenty to catch your eye in this garden. I’ll join you in The Old Church House garden! See you there!

Here is the entrance to the garden!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Another Dappled Willow!  Love it with the peach accent of the chair cushions (it blended with the blossoms of the willow) and the soft periwinkle blooms!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Everyone’s enjoying this garden!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Every garden deserves a place to sit and take a look see!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Just add me and a good book to this scene!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here’s a new twist on a bird bath! Look closer!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

And closer yet!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

A crane in an old tub beside the man-made pond! A bird bath! Ha Ha! I loved the use of the ferns here too!!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The sweep of the lawn leads to the borders in front of the woods that make a great barrier between garden and woods.

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here’s the white, white color again!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here’s my favorite color of LIME in the oak leaf hydrangea!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here I like the way the ground cut-out around the plant display is not the same-old, same old! Gives it some character! How about the height and wispiness of that plant?

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The garden butting up to the woods is breathtaking!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Now this plant reminds me of corn stalks, but I know it’s not!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Now in MY garden the deer would jump over that fence and have at it with those yummy looking hosta!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

I just can’t get over how white the flowers are here!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

Here is bit of whimsy and that color combination of lime and purple-black in the background!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

After seeing the beautiful lavender here I vowed to go home and have a serious talk with my lavs!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warringlid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warringlid, Sussex

This was the last garden to see on The Street! Now we’re heading over to Cuckfield Lane to see what they are up to over there! Enjoy! See you tomorrow in the garden!

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Old Church House, Warninglid, Sussex

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The English Garden Tour: Garden of the Day, Roses in Warninglid, Sussex

The roof of the cottage and the roses were in competition for color!

Roses in Warninglid, Sussex

Roses in Warninglid, Sussex

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The English Garden Tour: Garden 8, Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage was next on our tour of the Warninglid gardens on the National Garden Schemes. This small garden had just experienced a re-do landscaping plan which raised garden beds and added a seating area. I loved the wood timbered garden room just off the back of the house. The gardens are filling up quickly with enthusiastic gardeners, so lets get in and see the Old Barn Cottage!  I wonder was it really an old barn at one time? It does step back from the other cottages in the row. Love it!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

The raised beds began in the front of the cottage and the look was carried through into the garden in the back. A beautiful garden starts at your front door!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

A welcoming gate invites you in! The cow bell combines the garden and the Old Barn name!

The Entry Gate to old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

The Entry Gate to old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Did you notice the rock display in the front of the cottage? The rock theme was continued throughout the garden! Just a few white rocks scattered here and there adds interest!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Here in the S-curve design of the garden the outdoor table and chair area was raised to a higher level and it really set off the garden.

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

What a mass of color and plants! Love the pink clematis!

 Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

This reminded me of a chalet! Perfect for the cooler weather!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Here the gardeners extended the fence by adding a trellis top to it, with another clematis, drawing your eye UP! Don’t forget the luscious hostas!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

I have never seen such white, white colors in plants before! Is it the soil or the species of plant?

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

My favorite color of green in the garden, LIME!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Another touch of rocks, this time with a little hedgehog!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

This was my favorite plant in this garden! It is a Salix Integra Nakura Nishiki! Or Dappled Willow. Oh, yes I knew that!!!!  Are you kidding? I asked about it AND wrote it down!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

The Dappled Willow UP CLOSE! Peach and white blooms and variated green leaves too!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Ready-made bouquets in the garden!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Just add a fern or two!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Rocks, rocks, save your rocks!

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

It’s so nice to talk to other gardeners about their garden!

The Owners of Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

The Owners of Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

See you tomorrow in another Warninglid garden! Enjoy!

A New Twist on Planters! Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid

A New Twist on Planters! Old Barn Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

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The English Garden Tour: Garden of the Day, Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

 

Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

One of the most beautiful of the old cottages and gardens in Warninglid, Sussex! Check out my post about it! Enjoy!

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The English Garden Tour: Garden 7, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

! Herrings Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

! Herrings Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

1 Herrings Cottage was the smallest garden on our tour, a triangular shaped garden in partial shade.

The Shape of 1Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

When we were early for the tour and decided to walk around the village Mr. A.B invited us into his garden, in a row of attached cottages, for an early look see. What a delight this gentleman was, showing what can be done with initiative and pluck on a budget, and in a small space. Working alone, he gives tender loving care to the plants and shrubs, but he also includes artwork to highlight his garden. I loved it. Now let’s take a walk in 1 Herrings Cottage! There is a reason Warninglid has won Best-Kept Village Competition three times!

Mr A.B in His Garden, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Mr A.B in His Garden, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

There was a bit of whimsy, with treasured finds, to draw your eye to areas of the garden. Here a tree is a piece of art! Do you have a small garden?  Go UP!

 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Every garden deserves a quiet space, a spot to enjoy the garden and sip a bit of tea.

A Place to Sit and Enjoy the Garden, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

A Place to Sit and Enjoy the Garden, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Lots of Plants Packed in Here! 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Lots of Plants Tucked Into a Tiny Space! 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

1Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Do not waste a wall space, any wall space!

Art in the Garden at 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Art in the Garden at 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Get attention on the ground too!

Art in the Garden at 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Art in the Garden at 1 Herrings Cottage, arninglid

As the garden severely narrows at the back, completing the triangular space, every inch of the garden was made special!

Walking to The Vegetable Patch and GreenHouse, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Walking to The Vegetable Patch and Garden Shed, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

A small glassed in porch, at the back of the cottage, was the perfect place to show more artwork.

The Artist and Her Work, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

The Artist and Her Work, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

A Look Over the Fence, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

A Look Over the Fence, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

A tangle of flowers in the garden with one of my favorites, the Jerusalem Sage! Enjoy the garden!

Jerusalem Sage with Poppies, 1Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

Jerusalem Sage with Poppies, 1 Herrings Cottage, Warninglid

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The English Garden Tour: Garden 6, Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

This is the front entry to Old Post Cottage. There is a chimney pot nestled in the fray!

Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

The jumbled, carefree, masses of blooms are my favorite!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

One of my favorite cottage gardens in Warninglid was the second garden we toured, Old Post.  The garden of the oldest house (circa 1430) in The Street,  creates a dramatic first impression of color, shape, and texture with a select choice of blooms and creative landscaping.  There were so many small vignettes of activity and bursts of color to enjoy! Let’s look closely at Old Post!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

The display of white flowers and soft variations of shades of green foliage beckons us to the entry of the garden. The long narrow garden plot is so inviting and every bit of space is used to its advantage! Look at the trough planter on the old sewing machine stand creating height and interest! Notice how white, white these plants are? Two paths to follow, which one should we take first?

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Every cottage garden could use a box hedge, a stone wall and a touch of white! Or maybe a soft robins egg blue-green dividing wall!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

The clematis trellis creates an entrance into another garden room.

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Don’t forget the walls of your garden. Give us a reason to look up!  Lovely!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Every spot in the garden was used! Another variety of chimney pot tucked in here and there! I should do a post on pots! I love them! Are there chimney pot collectors? Most of these pots seem to be made of clay. Here we see a black trellis to show off the plants! A touch of black is a must!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

One can never have enough of a variety of containers! Love the look it creates! How about the distinction in the brick path using old and new! The brick edging continued throughout the garden creating sweeping curves.

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

A chimney pot to hold a pot!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

This color combination of spikes and planter was stunning!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Pots with lots of COLOR! Another focal point in the garden! It certainly catches your eye!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

What a great combination of plants and color here! So full and lush!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

The wispy, silver green stems of the yarrow adds height and contrast, bringing out the white of the flower pots.

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

The Owner of Old Post, Warninglid, Sussex

The Artistic Owner of Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

My Favorite Tree, The Black Elder at Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

My Favorite Tree, The Black Elder at Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

I Love, Love, Love the contrast of the lime and black in the garden!

My Favorite Tree, The Black Elder at Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

My Favorite Tree, The Black Elder at Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

One last bit of color in a very tall pot! This creative gardener used every inch of her garden to design a beautiful oasis!!! Old Post Garden is a must see! It was clearly one of my favorites!  See you tomorrow in the garden! Enjoy!

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

Old Post Cottage, Warninglid, Sussex

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The English Garden Tour: Garden 5, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Flowers of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Flowers of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Driveway to Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Driveway to Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Light Display in Entryway of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Creative Light Display in Entryway of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The National Gardens Schemes in Warninglid were very organized. Upon arrival and missing the parking lot, (mostly because I wasn’t expecting one) the gardens on tour were marked with yellow balloons and yellow signs. We walked into the first garden at the Wealden House and paid the fee of 5 pounds per person and received two maps. One, of all the gardens on the tour and their locations, and one of the Wealden House. The 5 pounds covered the entry fee into all eight gardens. What a bargain!!!

The Wealden House Garden is at the end of The Street and anchors the village. It comprises 4.5 acres of contrasting features, meandering pathways, natural woodlands, herbaceous borders and wild flowers, a koi carp pond and a vegetable garden. I loved the shade of pink on the house too! The owner and her son were there to greet us and answer any questions we had. Let’s go explore this garden!

The Meet and Greet Table at Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Meet and Greet Table at Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Wealden House Garden Map, Warninglid, Sussex

The Wealden House Garden Map, Warninglid, Sussex

I loved the colors and mixture of plants here!

Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Flowers Along the Entry, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Flowers Along the Entry, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Entryway to your garden makes the very first impression of the garden. Walking up the smooth sloped driveway to the house, is an assortment of flowers and interesting light effects. At the top, near the house, is a focal point of greenery and flowers creating a beautiful driveway entrance.

A Grouping of Flowers in the Driveway Arrangement, Wealden House, Sussex

A Grouping of Flowers in the Driveway Arrangement, Wealden House, Sussex

Neat and tidy rules the garden!

The Entryway Garden, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Entryway Garden, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Layered areas of varied plants and bushes add interest to the storage areas of Wealden House.

The Storage Areas of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Storage Areas of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

I loved the pink color and gingerbread trim on the Wealden House!

The Back of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex,

The Back of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex,

The Back of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex,

The  Sweeping Lawn at the Back of Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex,

Sometimes you find blooms in unexpected spots! Why not?

Bloom Where You are Planted! Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Bloom Where You are Planted! Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Bloom Where You are Planted! Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

Bloom Where You are Planted! Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Back Garden at Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Back Garden at Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Koi Pond Adds Dimension and Interest, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Koi Pond Adds Dimension and Interest, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Koi Pond Adds Dimension and Interest, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Koi Pond Adds Dimension and Interest, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Koi Pond Adds Dimension and Interest, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The Koi Pond, Wealden House, Warninglid, Sussex

The sweeping lawn had diverse, definitive borders leading to a vegetable garden and further afield the Woodland Garden.

Variety of Color in the Border of the Garden, Wealden House, Sussex

Variety of Color and Height in the Border of the Garden, Wealden House, Sussex

Variety of Color in the Border of the Garden, Wealden House, Sussex

Variety of Color and Texture in the Border of the Lawn, Wealden House, Sussex

Entry into The Woodland Garden

Entry into The Woodland Garden

The Movable Chicken Pen

The Movable Chicken Pen Near the Vegetable Garden

The treehouse is the perfect spot to hideout and dream!

The TreeHouse in the Woodland Garden, Wealden House, Warninglid

The TreeHouse in the Woodland Garden, Wealden House, Warninglid

Somehow I created a Monet with my camera! I focused on the lovely pink and green colors of the garden! See you in the next garden tomorrow!

My Monet

My Monet

 

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