|The Ovals Garden at the Garden House|
One of the areas it leads to is the Tennis Court Terrace and some idea of the drop can be gauged from the height of the backing wall.
|Part of the tennis court terrace border and backing wall looking back to the house|
Halfway along the tennis court terrace is a set of steps leading up the upper terraces below the house. Framed correctly, these, and the pathway leading down to the the lower part of the walled garden, present a very pleasing picture, inviting you to step in and up.
|Tennis court terrace pathway and steps|
For example, Morea huttonii, a slightly tender South African iris relative, thrives in the summer garden, starting the season with elegant yellow grace.
|Morea huttonii produces yellow flowers on long stems in the Summer garden|