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In autumn 2012, the walled garden was only being marked out...

In autumn 2012, Marche Manor’s walled garden was only being marked out…

SINCE my 2012 visit to the old Marche Estate in Shropshire, a new – but old – innovation has taken shape.

Marche Manor now has a new walled garden. The owners of Marche Manor explained that the project would have been completed sooner but for bad weather and frosts into the late spring which held up the bricklaying using lime mortar.
“It may look a little stark at the moment but once it is covered in vegetation, fruits and flowers, it will surely become more mellow,” said Carmel.
Looking NE towards the new walled garden, equipped with raised beds, greenhouse and plenty of wall space for espaliered fruit, the 2014 photo should be a wonder to behold...

Looking NE towards the new walled garden, equipped with raised beds, greenhouse and plenty of wall space for espaliered fruit. The 2014 photo should be a wonder to behold…

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