Unusual Front Gardens #17: Chillies

The houses by Regent's Park in London are extremely des res, but without much in the way of a front garden. Instead, planters and windowboxes with lots of tasteful topiary and clipped shrubs with the odd bit of lavender are the norm. I was photographing some examples to show you, then to my delight I found the planting at the last house contained a twist which elevated it to my Unusual Front Garden series.

I think the addition of luscious red chillies amongst the more usual heather, cyclamen and Skimmia gives the planters a festive looking touch too.


  1. Do you think they have a gardener!

    1. Who knows? I don't know how much back garden these properties have....

  2. It's lovely, very tasteful, but different too. I really like the colour combination.

    1. That red really lifts the arrangement doesn't it?

  3. Very jolly. Perhaps I should get hold of some to include in my bike handlebars display!

  4. Fantastic, they look so elegant!


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