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The garden at Gravetye Manor is famous for being created by William Robinson. Robinson is known for pioneering the naturalistic style of gardening. In 1884 Robinson moved to Gravetye where he spent the next 50 years putting his ideas into practice.

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Views of the flower garden and Manor house.

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Foxgloves and Persicaria bistorta.

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Lupins, Alliums and Aquilegias.

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The exuberant borders spill over the paved paths that surround the main flower garden.

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Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus), amongst annuals and perennials.

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A mass of Wisteria growing over a pergola.

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Alliums amongst Nepeta, with Wisteria in the background.

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A dry border, featuring Nepeta and Sisyrinchium striatum.

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Taking the path through the Azalea bank.

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Astrantia major.

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Inside the walled Kitchen garden. Foxtail lilies in the foreground.

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The path out from the Kitchen garden.

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Further information: http://www.gravetyemanor.co.uk

Photo credits: Garden Design Eye

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