Raised Beds

Beyond the trees in the Dappled Shade bed is an area which was intended to be used for growing vegetables. There are two raised beds each measuring 2.7m x 1.10 m. There is a smaller bed in which bamboo grows as a protective shield, but the bamboo is proving to be a nuisance as the runners are popping up elsewhere.

HERB / BEE BED:
  • AQUILEGIA caerulea ‘Spring Magic White’ x 2
  • Borage
  • Calendula officinalis (marigold)
  • EUPHORBIA x martinii
  • Garlic Chives
  • Geranium phaeum ‘Samobor‘.
  • Golden Feverfew
  • Golden Marjoram
  • Hyssop
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Lupins
  • Nasturtiums that self-seed
  • PHYSOSTEGIA virginiana ‘Rose Bouquet’
  • Rosemary
  • Sage common
  • Sweet Ciceley
  • Thyme Jekka
  • Thyme common
  • Tulbaghia violacea / Society Garlic
Raised bed with sage, thyme, marjoram, calendula and borage

 

There are also herbs being grown in large hexagonal terracotta pots which include various types of mint, lemon balm, French tarragon and several thymes.

Herb Planters
Perennial Bed:
  • Allium Chives ‘Cha cha’
  • Echinops ‘Blue Globe’
  • Eryngium
  • Euphorbia oblongata
  • Foxgloves (self-seeded)
  • Japanese Anemones – ‘Pamina’ with lovely dark pink double flowers and ‘Wild Swan’.
  • Lythrum salicaria ‘Blush’ 
  • Kniphofia / red-hot pokers
  • Lupin
  • Nepeta JUNIOR WALKER ‘Novanepjun’ 
  • Rosa ‘Graham Thomas’
  • Rosa ‘Fighting Temeraire’
  • Salvia Caradonna
  • Scabiosa‘Butterfly Blue’

This bed also contains several varieties of spring bulbs including Iris reticulata, Narcissi, Chionodoxa, Muscari and Tulips

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