I love to read old garden magazines. You learn a lot about the growth of…
As you know, Chatsworth is the grand dame of English landscape design. For the past five hundred years people have sought to walk its grounds of picturesque charm.
So it was a suprise to me last summer when visiting for the first time, I found something I did not expect.
The lawn that stretches for what seems forever, the waterfall that descends a hill that looks more like a mountain, are big moments in a visit to Chatsworth.
As I left the house, and headed toward the greenhouse, I turned a corner, and there in front of me was a yellow flowering arch. I walked under it, and thought how someone had designed this feature to let a visitor to the garden see even something small as beauty. A moment in the garden I will remember.
To this day I cannot identify the tree or vine that covers the arch. Perhaps you know what it is?