Nymans Gardens, Sussex

Nymans, a National Trust property is set in the picturesque High Weald of Sussex and was originally a family home.  Destroyed by fire in 1947, much of the house survives as a garden ruin although the remaining part which was re-built is open to the public.  The former home of  Lady Rosse who died in… Continue Reading →

Wisley Gardens – A wintery visit

Butterflies and snowmen in one place?  Only at RHS Wisley a couple of weeks ago when a light dusting of snow coincided with ‘butterflies in the glasshouse’ at the well known RHS gardens in Surrey.  It was clear from arrival that a great number of visitors were expected, evident from the number of car-park attendants and… Continue Reading →

Wonderful Kent!

What a glorious late August weekend we chose to visit the garden of England.  Kent is so often overlooked as merely a channel tunnel and ferry terminal, and yet this beautiful Eden is resplendent in the finest farmland, hop fields and orchards with quintessential villages abound.  Purposely ditching the SatNav, we relied on the good… Continue Reading →

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