A CGI image of All Saints Developments' Walled Gardens
project next to Newcastle Racecourse
Visitors had the opportunity to meet the Escape to the Country presenter and hear about his love for the walled gardens
"The Walled Garden
is looking stunning right now and would make for some great photos.
In a statement, Redcar and Cleveland Council said: "A new road is being constructed to create a new access to the Kirkleatham Estate, so vehicles will not have to travel through Kirkleatham Village to visit the Estate and the upcoming Walled Garden
The walled garden
was originally the kitchen garden belonging to Bold Hall and now it features a wildlife pond with a jetty, exotic plants, open lawns and fruit trees.
Willoughby House, Walled Garden
, Matfen, is for sale through Sanderson Young at a guide price of PS1,75m, tel: 0191 223 3500.
Now members of the Allesley Park Walled Garden
Group - who continue to grow produce for markets there - want to create a space where people could learn more about the park's fascinating history.
Volunteers have recreated an authentic 18th century kitchen garden at Allesley Park Walled Garden
The initiative, based within the walled garden
of Gartmore House, has come up with a series of exciting themes that include 'Plantasaurus', a prehistoricthemed dinosaur planter; 'The Secret Garden', a depiction of the walled garden
at Gartmore that features planting and artefacts found on the once forgotten site; and an ambitious design that illustrates each student's individual journey on the charity's employability programme, 'Routes to Work'.
The team, made up of staff from Durham University's Archaeological Services and more than 70 volunteers from regional charity, Auckland Castle Trust, have unearthed a series of finds at the castle's walled garden
, originally commissioned in the 17th Century by Bishop John Cosin.
I can't beat their own description which reads, 'A beautiful plant nursery set in the old walled kitchen garden of a Victorian Gothic house specialising in hardy plants grown in Wales which are structural, unusual, edible, herbal or fragrant.' A few weeks ago I wrote about the virtues of the 'Eau du Cologne' mint and was delighted to find it stocked in abundance at the Walled Garden
On display in Gibside's walled garden
are over 150 embroidered tea towels, tablecloths and aprons hung on washing lines - as linen would have been in Capability Brown's lifetime.