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Our iconic summer borders had outgrown themselves, literally. Towering perennials blocked views of the walled garden, so this year the garden team had a rethink and have made some exciting changes to the planting design. We've now created a more succinct and harmonious display.
Sunk Garden Rediscovery Project
Our latest rediscovery project has focused on the sunk garden, an area south of the house that had become progressively hidden by overgrown rhododendrons and camellias. Our garden team have worked to restore views from the front of the house down towards the southern end of the garden and reinstate the bowl surrounding a lovely Byzantine urn. Discover more about this project, including the new planting design for the sunk garden, inspired by the charming Italianate loggia.
Discover more garden projects underway at Nymans.
At Nymans we're redesigning our sunk garden. This part of the garden was relatively hidden by a dense ring of overgrown camellias. The new design brings an Italian charm to a rather neglected part of Nymans. Work is under way and will continue until spring 2013.
The tennis lawn border at Nymans has been redesigned during 2011 by Issie, our third year Careership who graduated this summer. Her brief was to create an exciting design using plants from the Mediterranean climates of the world that would thrive on this hot south-facing site. Issie has spent the duration of her time at Nymans researching and planning this p…
We're working on all year round interest in the Nymans rock garden with stunning acers and striking seed heads and a spectacular spring bulbs collection.