|View across the lower terrace borders towards the tower at the Garden House|
Effectively, they divide the lower terrace into separate planting areas that can be individually themed amidst the overall theme of hot colours at this time of year, It also leads to some attractive patterns - as with this zigzag of the hedges and the central grass path all framing the tower.
|Hedges and grass path produce a zigzag affect leading to the tower at the Garden House|
|Overview of the west part of the walled garden lower terrace taken from the tower|
Given the wealth of colour and interest in this small part of the overall garden it's hard to pick out favourite combinations. But here's a couple to whet your appetite. I'll add more in part two of this post. After I've updated my Dicksonia antarctica growth posts with the latest stats. It's grown a bit more.
|Astilbe, Helenium and cactus Dahlia in the lower terrace of the walled garden|
|Phlox, alstroemeria, Black mondo grass and Dahlia 'Summertime' in the lower terrace of the walled garden|