The garden, which has won an award in the Morpeth in Bloom contest, boasts lawns flanked by herbaceous and shrub borders, a crab-apple
lane, a willow temple, trees, a woodland garden and meandering paths.
Oak, ash and birch trees, and shrubs such as crab-apple
, spindle and guelder rose, were planted on two of the estate's tenanted farms to create a number of shelter belts and spinneys.
Andy Leyland views the damaged verge outside his home; Charlie Frost from Warrens Nursery, Thingwall with two crab-apple
The flowering crab-apple
tree was donated by Stockton's Unison branch in celebration of Workers' Memorial Day.
Planting is with native sub-boreal vegetation: crab-apple
, wild rose, juniper, yew, dwarf pine in the court, with maple and ash on the canal bank.