Do you have a shameful secret? Something you’d rather keep hidden? I am, of course talking horticulturally here…. what ever else? There we were, around my kitchen table, discussing various class members’gardens and I realised that we were all happy to talk about our fronts and rears ( I’m… 513 more words
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I don’t know about you, but it’s seemed such a long winter season this year, but at last there are welcome signs of spring everywhere. Feeling energised, we all trooped off on our first garden visit of 2017- to Dunham Massey , one of Cheshire’s stately homes, to see its iconic winter gardens. 492 more words
The house was originally constructed for Jacques Majorelle in the 1930s and from the beginning, the walls were painted in ‘Majorelle blue’. He designed a garden around the Art Deco house with the rare and exotic plants he’d collected worldwide. 257 more words
I’ve spent too much time online looking at snowdrop gardens – and wishing I had a helicopter to whizz me from Scotland to Cornwall.
They are all so tempting. 613 more words