Category Archives: Photo Slideshow


Garden Photos 2013

  After a very cold and dry winter spring finally arrived a month late and many of the surviving plants were slow to get started.  The 15 metre long Spirea hedge in the West garden […]

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Frozen Garden

  I’ve started the 2013 garden season as usual with indoor propagation of summer annuals by a sunny window.  Spring is a long way off though and it’s important to enjoy the winter too!  Here […]

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A vlog about Alliums

  A cluster of pom-pom ornamental Alliums heads floating above a sea of fresh, new perennial foliage can be a spectacular sight in any garden.  Indeed, it has been said that Allium flowers resemble ‘firework […]

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I can’t remember ever seeing as many bees in the garden!  This is mainly due the large number of foxgloves we have this year thanks in part to the mild winter we had.  Without doubt one of our […]

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Midsummer Flowers 2012

  Having been away for 5 of the last 6 weekends the garden has had to look after itself more than usual.  For the first time in a few years I’ve lost control of the […]

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Early June 2012

Finally I have a chance to update this blog with a few photos.  There has been very little time for the garden itself of late, let alone keeping up with this website!  In summary it’s […]

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April 2012

The West Garden continues to evolve.  The loss of most of the box hedging to Box Blight during 2010/2011 provided a great opportunity to redesign certain elements of the West Garden.  Last autumn at the end […]

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