Posted by on Jan 17, 2015 in Plants | No Comments

Date: 1920s
Source: Green family album

The path on the left has been grassed over to enlarge the lawn for a tennis court. The ivy on the terrace is very overgrown, and so are the plants on the rockworks. There is a structure which was described as an umpire’s stand at the top of the rockworks on the left. When the ‘Gothic Alcove’ was being reconstructed in 2009 an enlargement of the area where it stands to the left revealed only that it was densely covered with ivy.h

George Green liked to use the garden for events during his occupancy, but there is no evidence that he was interested in gardening!