The life and death of a knot garden

In 1991we created the only formal area of our garden. We used the miniature box, buxus suffructosa.knot garden 1991knot garden 1991-21995knot garden 1995 2001knot garden 1991-2 12004knot garden 2004 2008knot garden 20082010DSCN2663June 2014DSCN6048September 2014. The box hedges in the knot garden have box blight. This is not curable – at least there are no chemical cures available for domestic use.DSCN6300DSCN6525DSCN6526DSCN6547DSCN6578

While this is sad, one of the blissful things about gardening is that the end of one project is always a the beginning of a new one.

What shall I plant now?