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Whistlestop Wisley

Running early this morning (for once!) on our way to a birthday lunch in Edgware, I had the spontaneous idea of stopping at Wisley for a quick circuit.   247 more words

Garden Visits

Nix the Lawn 3

Getting tired of all the work a lush lawn requires?

  • mowing
  • raking
  • watering
  • fertilizing
  • aerating
  • top-dressing
  • de-thatching
  • more mowing


Take some time to contemplate your navel. 93 more words

Garden Visits

Capitals of Japan: Kyoto

First trip to Kyoto // Kinkaku-ji // Kitano Tenmangu Shrine // Imperial Household Agency

I will spend a lot of time in Kyoto over the next 3 months, and for good reason: it is… 1,183 more words


Komorebi & Karesansui

Kyoto (Gion, Kawaramachi, Nishiki Market) // Tenryuji-en // Kokedera // Jizo-in // Arashiyama Bamboo Grove //Okochi Sanso // Ryoanji // Toji-in // Myoshinji (Taizo-in etc) // Daitokuji (Zuiho-in, Daisen-in, Ryogen-in, Koto-in) // Yasaka Shrine & Maruyama Park // Chion-in // Shoren-in // International Manga Museum… 1,313 more words


The gardens of Tredegar House

You know how it is – you go to so many places in September that you suddenly find it’s January and there are autumn visits you haven’t had time to blog about yet. 314 more words

Embarrassment of Riches

It felt so awkward,  I couldn’t talk about it – – – until now.

At first I was in disbelief.  Here I am with errands done & time on my hands. 391 more words

Seasonal Color

That Was the Year That Way - 2015

The only snow in 2015 – January

Excitement over Melianthus major flower – February

Stockton Bury Garden – March

Shed finally painted – April

Rome – May… 822 more words