I love the garden in the early mornings, especially when the sun is shining. So, while the coffee was brewing, I nipped out to take a few photographs.
I wander out into the garden every morning – just love the sunshine through the leaves. space
A wonderful group of grasses – love it!
The entrance gate makes the first statement about the property and gives a hint of what lies beyond. What should it say about you? Organised? Conventional? Imaginative?
It is difficult to give advice on planting. What would you do with a brief like this:
How did I miss them? The Tulip Tree and the paeonies have come and gone in Greenwich Park. But life goes on, relentlessly: the mulberries are ripening, there are a few daylilies still flowering, Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ is grand, and Cleopatra is beautiful in the rose garden.
Southwark Park opened in 1869, designed by Alexander MacKenzie and covering 63 acres. I visited on two rather gloomy days and found a beautiful, and unexpected area opposite the Surrey Quays Shopping Complex.
The Chestnut Trees in Greenwich Park are flowering with a thick, sweet scent which is everywhere.
Slowly, slowly the new garden is settling down.
The Suffolk garden, now in its fifth growing season, is slowly maturing. And at the other side of the house –