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The Brewin Dolphin Garden

Brewin Dolphin

The Brewin Dolphin Garden

  • Sponsored by

    Brewin Dolphin

    • Gold medal winner

    • Best Show Garden

  • Cleve West
    Designed by Cleve West
  • Built by Steve Swatton
  • Current rating 3.9 (65 ratings)

This garden celebrates the 250th anniversary of Brewin Dolphin and the continuing popularity of topiary in gardens of all sizes since the resurgence of this art in the 19th century.

The garden uses controlled structure, including beech hedging and yew topiary forms, that contrast with looser layers of herbaceous plants. The yew forms represent the history, stability and creativity of Brewin Dolphin and stand like sentinels among a tapestry of herbaceous plants. This create a sense of timelessness with a hint of mystery.

See how the garden is built in our'start-to-finish' photo gallery

Exclusive content from the garden sponsor
Video update - Cleve West about the garden and how he prepares for Chelsea

Read about the roots of British gardening, and Cleve West (398kB pdf)

Full plant list (1.8MB pdf)

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