Category Archives: Garden visits

Autumn colour at Stourhead

How fortunate we were to choose last Friday (November 2nd) for a visit to Stourhead! Lots of sunshine, and still a fair amount of colour, although this doesn’t seem to have been an outstanding Autumn- not surprising after the Summer … Continue reading

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Nerines at Exbury

How fortunate that today was a beautiful sunny day, for I was lucky enough to have an invitation to Exbury gardens to see not only their public display of Nerines (which is wonderful), but also to see behind the scenes! … Continue reading

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Hydrangeas at Hilliers Arboretum

Yesterday I felt the need for a quiet wander in a garden, and being lucky enough to live close to Hilliers Arboretum, I decided to go there for a while. What a fortunate choice! I’ve never been particularly passionate about … Continue reading

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Visit to Mottisfont Abbey Rose Garden

Earlier this month I visited Mottisfont Abbey (National Trust) for the first time in a couple of years. ¬†As I used to spend a large part of my life there, it was a nostalgic visit in some ways! With two … Continue reading

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