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Infinite Irises

As many of the blooming irises come to their end at the arboretum, I want to share with you a little bit about these unique plants and how I’ve interacted with them over the last few weeks. 267 more words


Glamorous garden flowers - The Iris

Irises are a great favourite not least with some of the world’s most famous artists. Vincent van Gogh painted several ‘Iris’ pictures depicting clumps of bearded irises. 210 more words

Art History

Tuesday View 9th May 2017

Tuesday is the day to join Cathy at Words and Herbs with a view of one part of the garden so that we can follow how it changes through the seasons. 176 more words

Tuesday View

A New Film from Sissinghurst

Film making is a slow process but here, at last, is our second Sissinghurst film. This time it’s about the wonderful collection of irises we have in the garden, and how we are trying to find some of the irises that have been lost from the original collection that Vita and Harold created. 27 more words


View from my kitchen window

Like any other gardener, when I am inside the house I am often looking out of the windows at the garden; indeed some of the vistas are designed to be seen and enjoyed from the windows. 98 more words

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