Gertrude Jekyll Garden

'Bumps' Gertrude Jekyll

Last week an opportunity presented itself to visit one of those gardens that has sat on my must-see garden bucket list for a very long time. Historically speaking, it is an important garden for being planted many moons ago by none other than renowned planting designer Gertrude Jekyll. However, it’s not the garden alone that made this visit special but the location in which it was born. I shall explain…

Jekyll walled garden at Lindisfarne, in winter.
Winter structure in the walled garden at Lindisfarne. ©Gary Webb 2018

This relatively compact walled garden accompanies a castle on the tidal island of Lindisfarne, Northumberland. Continue reading