Lavender and roses... glorious combination... :) The scents, combined--utterly enticing. I'm thinking, add jasmine! Lovely entry to the garden, and you don't need a brick wall to make this happen. Cue, for you, T.

Lavender and roses... glorious combination... :) The scents, combined--utterly enticing. I'm thinking, add jasmine! Lovely entry to the garden, and you don't need a brick wall to make this happen. Cue, for you, T.

Walled kitchen garden at The Pig Hotel in Brockenhurst in the New Forest.

Walled kitchen garden at The Pig Hotel in Brockenhurst in the New Forest.

For some people, order offers relaxation. This backyard is all about order: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/porch/outdoor-rooms/backyard/?socsrc=bhgpin042114perfectorder&page=10

Beautiful Backyard Inspiration

For some people, order offers relaxation. This backyard is all about order: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/porch/outdoor-rooms/backyard/?socsrc=bhgpin042114perfectorder&page=10

Peony border beside the pergola in the walled garden includes 'Duchesse de Nemours', 'Sarah Bernhardt', 'Dancing Butterflies' and 'Kansas'. Beaminster Manor, Beaminster, Dorset, UK

Peony border beside the pergola in the walled garden includes 'Duchesse de Nemours', 'Sarah Bernhardt', 'Dancing Butterflies' and 'Kansas'. Beaminster Manor, Beaminster, Dorset, UK

private-gardens-of-paris-gardenista An oval fountain lends a picturesque tranquility behind a family mansion in the 7th Arrondissement.

private-gardens-of-paris-gardenista An oval fountain lends a picturesque tranquility behind a family mansion in the 7th Arrondissement.

P A V I N G .... material  [Greys Court - Walled Garden - Henley on Thames, England ]

P A V I N G .... material [Greys Court - Walled Garden - Henley on Thames, England ]

The kitchen garden is accented by a new stone-and-brick wall and a stone path. - Photo: Emily Minton Redfield

The kitchen garden is accented by a new stone-and-brick wall and a stone path. - Photo: Emily Minton Redfield

Ein grünes Zimmer im Freien mit unglaublichem Charme durch die Kombination roher Materialien (unbearbeitete Klinkermauer, Industrie-Stahlträger, alte Holztür) und exquisite Pflanzenaustattung. Erstaunlich, wie gut sich die Ramblerrose http://galasearch.de/plants/12938-rosa-ramblerrose) in der absonnigen Lage macht.

Ein grünes Zimmer im Freien mit unglaublichem Charme durch die Kombination roher Materialien (unbearbeitete Klinkermauer, Industrie-Stahlträger, alte Holztür) und exquisite Pflanzenaustattung. Erstaunlich, wie gut sich die Ramblerrose http://galasearch.de/plants/12938-rosa-ramblerrose) in der absonnigen Lage macht.

What a grand escape! I could plant all my produce and veggies! Maybe even a goat :)

What a grand escape! I could plant all my produce and veggies! Maybe even a goat :)

The Galloping Gardener: "Must See" British gardens - Wollerton Old Hall, Shropshire

The Galloping Gardener: "Must See" British gardens - Wollerton Old Hall, Shropshire

Brick walls and flooring creates a secret garden feel to this space. Grasses, shrubs and perennials fill the raised flowerbeds and give the garden a country feel. A bench with overhang, set into the flowerbed, provides the perfect spot to sit, and a water spout at the other end of the wall creates a calming atmosphere.

Corner floral garden area

Brick walls and flooring creates a secret garden feel to this space. Grasses, shrubs and perennials fill the raised flowerbeds and give the garden a country feel. A bench with overhang, set into the flowerbed, provides the perfect spot to sit, and a water spout at the other end of the wall creates a calming atmosphere.

Walled courtyard garden with Boxwood and Fig Vine.

Walled courtyard garden with Boxwood and Fig Vine. by Howard Design Studio - Lookbook

Walled courtyard garden with Boxwood and Fig Vine.

Perennial growing height is important. Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your borders.

How to: plant a herbaceous perennial border

Perennial growing height is important. Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your borders.

Devon's home would have been similar to this. - Victoria magazine often took us to England.  Here we get a bird's eye view of a spectacular manor house walled garden.

The Joy of Gardening

Devon's home would have been similar to this. - Victoria magazine often took us to England. Here we get a bird's eye view of a spectacular manor house walled garden.

espalier pears with Amanda Brooks (my espalier pears - and apples will look like this someday, hopefully this year!)

espalier pears with Amanda Brooks (my espalier pears - and apples will look like this someday, hopefully this year!)

Rock Wall Gardening tips, ideas and inspiration

Creating Beauty and Structure with a Rock Wall Garden

Rock Wall Gardening tips, ideas and inspiration

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