Favourite Front Gardens (16)


I can’t remember the last time we had a Phantom Favourite Front Garden. I don’t know if it’s that the weather hasn’t been inspiring front-gardeners or, indeed, myself to look for them, but I just haven’t seen anything I utterly loved for ages.

But this one is really quite exceptional. Situated on the corner of Winforth St and Point Hill it’s actually a modern bungalow, presumably built post-war after a gift from the Luftwaffe – but you’d be hard pressed to see any of it, clothed as it is in ivy and, if memory serves, Virginia creeper. Just a great, red-painted front door, providing a focus for a romantic meleĆ© of roses, rosemary and a teeny sapling of what looks like eucalyptus (may not stay teeny for long) finished off with a neat box hedge along the Point Hill side.

I just love the profusion of colour and perfume of this garden, which makes it my first Fave Front Garden of 2011, though I wouldn’t fancy the job of deadheading that lot…


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One Comment to “Favourite Front Gardens (16)”

  1. Macky says:

    on^h^ It’s the corner of Winforton Street and Point Hill.