Turning to the right from that main path one comes across the fountain. Before the Friends of the Garden won a big lottery grant, this was in very poor condition, unfortunately, for cost reasons, it was decided to use plastic for the tiers of the fountain, rather than the original marble. The plastic becomes very messy over the course of the year.
It turns out that I was right in thinking that the small flowering tree shown earlier, was a Dogwood - the tree beside the notice board in the picture is Cornus kousa, var. chinensis, or Chinese Dogwood; while the tree on the other side - I showed just the blossom, is probably a cultivar of Cornus florida (or American Dogwood) possibly ‘Rainbow’ or ‘First Lady’ - my informant isn't entirely sure.
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