The Walled Garden at Knightshayes Court

This weekend, I’m talking on both days at the Walled Kitchen Garden Network Forum weekend at the National Trust Property Croome Court in Worcestershire, England (3rd-4th October) (it’s open to all!):
I thought then it would be fitting to post an album of pictures taken during a memorable visit to a National Trust walled garden in Devon, a garden that features in my book Around the World in 80 plants.
Covering an area of just over four acres, the walled kitchen garden at Knightshayes Court is well worth a visit. It was restored in 2001 after having been used actively until the 1960s! I visited on 6th July 2011, hoping to get a site of the legendary perennial Taunton Deane Cottager’s Kale that I’d seen featured in a Gardeners World program on youtube:
I wasn’t to be disappointed! Not only that, there were several cultivars of Allium ampeloprasum on display, another species I was researching for my book amongst many other mouth watering vegetables!

See the album here:

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