Its travel season again. If my passport does not get here in time, I will be homebound. I am consoling myself with photographs from trips past & exercising a mighty imagination!
with Tara Dillard (left) above, we enjoyed this perennial garden which we entered via. . .
this opened gate, (above) we found. . .
along this wall.
Look at the perfectly edged Vegetable garden below. Can this be real? No mulch, that means constant weeding & cultivating!
Look at these gardens below. The English are masters of the ‘mixed border’.
Notice how the repetition of tall plants gives the border below rhythm, while the one above is colour driven.
some clipped into fantastical shapes,
elegant balustrading punctuated by a pot on every pier. . . and the incomparable countryside … There must always be time for tea.
and more gardens. . .
featuring hydrangeas!! I know I promised no more … but these are not mine and I can’t help that others find them as appealing as I do.
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