A 90’ x 18’ beautifully designed plant lovers’ garden, with the emphasis on year-round interest. Abundant, unusual planting is contained within a structure of box hedging and yew, and provides varied and interesting areas of peace and privacy. As the garden matures, more shade tolerant perennials are being planted. Contemporary garden room, pool, gravel and York stone paths and seating areas.
This garden opens as part of Camberwell Grove Gardens on Sunday 8 July.
Robert Hirschhorn & John Hall
How to find us
83 Camberwell Grove, London, SE5 8JE
10 mins from Denmark Hill mainline & Overground stn. Buses: 12, 36, 68, 148, 171, 185, 436.
More about 83 Camberwell Grove
Neighbouring walled gardens behind C 18 houses in this beautiful tree-lined street. At No.81 a tall Trachycarpus palm shade York stone paving and borders filled with herbaceous perennials, roses, clematis and shade-loving ground cover. There is a pond and bog garden. Pots of all sizes line the steps to the kitchen door and the terrace outside the garden room and greenhouse. No.83 is a 90ft x 18 ft beautifully designed plant-lover's garden, where the aim is to provide year-round interest. The abundant, unusual planting is contained within a more formal structure of box hedging and yew, to provide varied and interesting areas of peace and privacy. As the garden has matured, its nature is changing, and more shade-loving perennials are being planted. Contemporary garden room, gravel and York stone paths and seating areas, calming pool and lovely views of parish church. Delicious home-made cakes and tea at 81 and sparkling wine at 83.