Regular visitors to this blog may have noticed that I am particularly fond of purple flowers, and also rather a fan of salvias. Advertisements
Towards the end of June, I visited the gardens at West Green House, near Hartley Wintney, for the first time, with my Mum and LO.
Earlier last month, I enjoyed a tranquil walk around Dyffryn Gardens, covering most of the arboretum and more structured gardens.
On a recent visit to Dyffryn Gardens, just west of Cardiff, on a fairly dull day, I was mesmerised by the carpet of pink petals strewn across the ground beneath a venerable Cercis siliquastrum, carpeting a lovely set of stone steps.
As well as the wonderful meadows of Camassia that I posted about yesterday, our recent visit to RHS Wisley was full of spring magic.
Snapshots of a walkabout at Dyffryn Gardens, near Cardiff, on a sunny spring afternoon.
How many times can you move a botanic garden? For Bristol University Botanic Garden the answer stands at three times.
On our recent trip to Kent, my Mum and I managed to squeeze in one last garden visit before we left.
An evening event at one of Kent’s iconic gardens saw me and my Mum driving east across the country, one sunny morning towards the end of August. We chose to swap the fast but faceless motorways for a scenic route through southern England, and planned in a rather special stop for lunch on the way…
At the end of June, I visited a garden that has been on my wishlist for a couple of years now.