July 24, 2014

Trentham Estate

The Trentham Estate in Staffordshire is a formal garden set along the River Stoke.   Recently renovated from the designs of Piet Oudolf and Tom Stuart-Smith, this is a comtempory formal garden. 

The Victoirian Garden in the middle with the Italian Garden and lake beyond. 

This formal garden is planted with the New Perennials in drifts among the stately columns of Irish Yews.   The center section was designed by Tom Stuart-Smith.   

The Edges where designed by Piet Oudolf. 

Victorian Garden

The Lake by Capability Brown





The Rivers of Grass by Piet Oudolf. 


The Floral Labyrinth by Piet Oudolf


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