The garden has been lovingly tended, rejuvenated, replanted, and kept in a rambling style where visitors can picnic and be alone with their thoughts. It is intended to continue this work to include a summer house. The garden today is in contrast to the hurly - burly and the anything but quiet when the Frames lived there with an extended family and assorted animals.
' I had a little place to live in. I had a mother who cooked for us, and she cooked nicely too, and my father dug the garden in the weekends and planted pansies, and we had cats and dogs and rabbits and a mouse in the scullery and we had visitors sometimes who swore, and I liked being alive and I didn't care twopence about the past, it was the present that mattered...' The Lagoon