No snow, but spring flowers
The Tulip Trees, Liriodendron Tulipifera, are absolutely stunning right now in Greenwich Park.
I love wandering in Greenwich Park in the evenings and at the moment the autumn colours are wonderful, although winter seems just round the corner. The ring-necked parakeets and the squirrel are frenetically busy, and very noisy, gathering up the chestnuts.
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.
The Chestnut Trees in Greenwich Park are flowering with a thick, sweet scent which is everywhere.
Ranger’s House dates from c.1700 and was built for a sea captain, Vice Admiral Francis Hosier. The house overlooks Blackheath and backs on to Greenwich Park. It is possible to visit the house, but only on a guided tour. The rose garden is in the Park and is filled with wonderful things. These stunning roses in the…
I missed the irises – how is that possible? And now I will have to wait another year.
Greenwich Park is beautiful – calm, peaceful – and I love wandering there in the evenings.
The magnolias are over for another year, but the rhododendrons have started – gorgeous few weeks ahead!
The Camellias and Hellebores are starting in Greenwich Park!