Tag: Walled Gardens

Return to Mettawa Manor, Part I

Today Judy and I visited Mettawa Manor, the garden of Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra, as part of the Garden Conservancy‘s Open Gardens Day. This was our second visit, as we had been there in early June for an event organized by the Lurie Garden. You can read about that first visit here.

Scotney Castle

The first garden we saw outside of London was at Scotney Castle. Our friends John and Pauline drove us there after picking us up at the train station. Scotney Castle includes a one acre walled garden and a 19 acre park built around an old fortified manor house (Old Scotney Castle) and a pond.   …