Having sculpture around the garden is very important to us, and we are always adding
to our collection.
One of the first sculptures we bought is this fantastic resin sculpture by Kate Denton
called the ‘The Dreamer’ - we affectionately refer to her as Dilly Daydream.
More recently we bought this magnificent sculpture of a horse by Andrew Kay, which
fits perfectly in the meadow to the west of the house.
This cow parsley sculpture by Toby Winterbourn looks perfect in this meadow. The
detail in each ‘flower’ is remarkable.
As well as a couple of our chickens, in this photograph are the Ewe and Lamb by Rupert
In the foreground of this photograph and in the photo below are pottery echinacea
made by local artist Rosemary Blackmore - we have a small range of Rosemary’s ceramics
for sale, her studio is just a few minutes away from our garden.
Here, also, are the five ceramic poppies which we bought from the Tower of London
installation - 888,246 poppies were planted in 2014 to mark the centenary of the
outbreak of the First World War.
The image below was taken in August 2014, with less than half planted.
These wooden mushrooms were made by local tree surgeon Joel Freire who has a very
Nigel made the sculpture of reed mace from slate and steel which sits in the stream
in the bog garden.
In this picture are two of the three fish made for us by Helen Godfrey.