English garden

English garden

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Meant to delight and appeal to your own personal taste, cottage gardens will bring romance and color into even the smallest of spaces. Jan Johnsen gives seven tips to create an enticing cottage garden without the need for a passport.
A visit to Sea Cliff Gardens B&B in Port Angeles, Wash., is literally like stepping into a painting. Strolling through the grounds among lush evergreens and rolling lawns, you’ll follow a flagstone walkway through a shaded woodland garden carpeted with primrose, hostas, hellebores, wood poppies and sweet alyssum. A waterfront rose garden with pink Adirondack benches overlooks the Strait of Juan de Fuca, toward the shores of Victoria, British Columbia. Over 100 blooming rhododendrons dazzle between March and June. Take a stroll and hear about owner Bonnie Kuchler’s labor of love and how she tamed an English garden gone wild.
Isabel and Julian Bannerman rose to the top of Britain's garden world by recreating the romance of the classic English garden. Now they are poised for a second act. 
Photographs of some of English designers Isabel and Julian Bannerman's gardens, including their own home Hanham Court, Asthall Manor (childhood home of the Mitford sisters), and Wychwood Manor.