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What a difference two years have made to our Winter Garden

Our Winter Garden is now two years old – it opened to the public in New Year 2013 and is already putting on an amazing show. 429 more words

Bodnant Garden

Rainy Winter Sunday

Another deluge of rain…Agathe and Opal felt the need to look for something cheering outside… 91 more words

The Park 15/300

A bit of a green theme going on today at Temple Newsam with the rhododendrons hunkered down against the cold, nothing though will stop their amazing display in just a few months time.


Tanka #28 & #5 -- Positive Pink

Early this morning, a force eight gale chucked drizzle about, slammed gates, broke fences, snapped branches off trees, and threw refuse bins about. To counteract the melancholy that threatened me at sight and sound of the mayhem, I donned my favourite bright pink raincoat and took my dog on an energising walk. 120 more words


A proud history of head gardeners

The wait is over – we have a new head gardener. After an 18-month search the coveted horticultural role goes to John Rippin (right… 1,626 more words

Bodnant Garden

January 6, 2015: Day 66 of 365 Daily Photos - Rhododendron

As I mentioned on January 3rd not not many plants are in bloom in the early part of January here in the Northwest.  Other than the Heather, the next flowering plants that will probably begin to bloom are the… 185 more words

The Journey

Fun on a Snow Day

Not wanting to be out in the snow during a recent storm, I did the alternative:   picked up camera/tablet and did some photography! 61 more words