We have also the yew, the hazel, juniper, walnut, wild peach and almond.
The garden has the oldest yew hedge maze in England.
At the base are found vines and maize; on the lower slopes are green pastures, or wheat, barley and other kinds of corn; above are often forests of oak, ash, elm, &c.; and still higher the yew and the fir may be seen braving the climatic conditions.
They claimed to be able to foretell the future by watching the clouds, or by means of divining-rods made of yew.
Around the wall in the houses of the wealthy were arranged the bedsteads, or rather compartments, with testers and fronts, sometimes made of carved yew.