Hampton Court Palace

Give your garden a royal edge with these ideas from a glorious British estate.

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Photo By: Image courtesy of Felicia Feaster

Turf Border

A common feature of the most elegant and ordinary British garden is a crisp turf border for a punctuation of green alongside flower beds, as seen in the Pond Garden at Hampton Court.

Pond Garden

One of the two pond gardens at the Hampton Court Palace Gardens outside London.

Pretty Pansies

Pansies are a popular bedding plant in England, as they are in America.

Wisteria

Wisteria sinensis, growing in the formal gardens of Hampton Court Palace.

Sweeping Up

In pursuit of garden perfection, at Hampton Court they even sweep the grass.

Flowering Quince

Flowering quince in the flower borders at Hampton Garden.

Peony

'James Crawford Weguelin' peony at Hampton Court.

Tulip

One of the tulips planted in the herbaceous borders at Hampton Court.

Agave

One of the exotics to provide contrast in the formal gardens at Hampton Court.

Manicured Lawns

Yew trimmed into conical forms in the Hampton Court Privy Garden.

Clip Art

The exquisitely manicured trees in the Hampton Court Great Fountain Garden and parterre.

Privy Garden

The formal gardens at Hampton Court.

Hampton Court Palace

The grand 16th century edifice of Hampton Court Palace.