My City is a Garden

Garden inspriation from around the world

CONTENTS SUMMER 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:  Over the last two decades, The Prince of Wales has transformed the grounds of Highgrove into one of the most remarkable gardens of Britain.

Highgrove House

Highgrove House

THE GARDEN AT HIGHGROVE

The Garden at Highgrove is a surprise in that it is not grand, but intimate. It surrounds two sides of the house in a series of enclosures and then spreads out to views of fields, distant woods and dovecotes.  READ MORE

Flamboyant Hydrangea
hydrangearow

This shade-loving beauty offers huge bouquets of clustered flowers, in various arrangements from mophead to lacecap, from summer through fall.

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Deinanthe caeruleaDeinanthe Caerulea

An unusual and seldom-encountered Chinese woodland perennial. This forms a low, slow spreading mound of felty dark-green leaves, bearing clusters of lavender-blue blossoms in early summer.

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blkhelleboruslgThe New Neutral

One reason black works so well in the garden is that it offers a wonderful background and contrast to many other garden colors. G

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GARDEN FEATURE

Jardin de St-Gabriel-Brécy / Normandy, France

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Serre de la Madone, Menton, France

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The Giardini Botanici Hanbury, Mortola, Italy

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Les Quatre Vents, La Malbaie, Québec

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