Show Gardens"Romance in the Ruins" Gardener’s World Live

Designed on behalf of Wyevale Garden Centres for the 50th Anniversary at Gardeners World Live, this garden won a Gold Medal and Best in Show.

Following a love of castles and asked to create a romantic show garden, this design encompassed a partially tumbled down walled garden within the ruins of a castle. The castle had been neglected but was now being carefully tended and slowly brought back to life. A wildflower meadow flanked two sides of a central walkway filled with aromatic flowers including old varieties of climbing roses. The back tower of the castle featured a small waterfall and bespoke iron benches invited visitors to sit and enjoy the space.

Romance in the Ruins by Claudia de Yong

In the Press

  • Garden News December 2018
  • Evening Standard - Homes & Property December 2018

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Inspiration on Instagram

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  • Create seating areas in a garden much like you would
  • An entrance whether it be a door gate or simply

Claudia De Yong Garden Design is happy to undertake consultations all over England and Europe.

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