Tag Archives: Hydrangeas

The Dingle Garden in July

Moving into the second half of the year, we wandered around the gravel paths of the Dingle Garden in late July. The day was dry with mixed clear skies with occasional cloud, but no rain came from them. We immediately … Continue reading

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My Garden Journal – September

So, here we are back taking a look into my Garden Journal 2017 at the entries I made during September. Within the first double page spread I looked at a few hot coloured perennials and shared a favourite quotation from … Continue reading

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The Place for Plants – East Bergholt Place Gardens

As we move towards the end of February it seems a good time to share with you a visit we made to a beautiful garden in the summer. The gardens at East Bergholt Place, otherwise known as “The Place for … Continue reading

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Simply Beautiful 1 – delicacy in the border.

Sometimes the simplest of things are the most beautiful! Take one twig! Pink leaf petioles. A single flower from the complex head of an Hydrangea sitting on a leaf. I will be looking out for more such simple beauties and … Continue reading

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The Dorothy Clive Garden in June

It is half way through the year and also through our monthly visits to the Dorothy Clive Gardens. When we arrived at the gardens for our July visit we noticed signs for a vintage tea party and vintage fair. So … Continue reading

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My Garden Journal – November

The penultimate visit to my garden journal for this year is here already, and I write this as November comes to a close. The strong winds of November howl around the house and roar down our chimneys. The rain has … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland at Dunham Massey – part two

Welcome back to the National Trust property Dunham Massey in Cheshire where earlier this year we enjoyed our annual exploration of their wonderful Winter Gardens. No winter flowering plant can have more presence than Cornus mas, the Cornellian Cherry. Better known … Continue reading

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