Combining grass and glass - Stephen studied garden design at Capel Manor and Ruth is a glass artist. Designed for yr round interest, this garden creates a calming yet dramatic environment through plant form, colour, texture and asymmetrical geometry. Glass amphorae and feathers catch the eye among grasses, ornamental shrubs, perennials, vegetable plot and water features.
Sunday 21 May (2 - 5.30pm). Admission £3.50, children free. Home-made teas.
Stephen & Ruth Kersley
How to find us
66 Abbots Gardens, East Finchley, London, N2 0JH
6 mins from rear exit along Causeway (ped) to East End Rd. 2nd L into Abbots Gardens. 143 stops at Abbots Gardens.102, 263 & 234 on East End Rd.
More about 66 Abbots Gardens
Evolved from a complimentary combination of garden design and artefacts: Stephen studied at Capel Manor and Ruth is a stained glass and mosaic artist. This garden was inspired by the design philosophy of Thomas Church (1902-1978) and has been created for tranquillity and year round interest using plant form, colour, texture and a strong asymmetrical geometry to create a calming yet dramatic environment. South facing (20mx10m) with grasses, herbaceous, perennials, ornamental shrubs, trees and a discreet vegetable plot. Fused glass amphorae and feathers are set amongst the plants (and available for sale) whilst a mosaic forms the backdrop to one of the water features. Circular front lawn enclosed by grasses, herbaceous, shrubs and hedge.