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A walk in “Bog Wood” Surrey.

Yesterday I found myself in a situation where I had a couple of hours to spare in an unknown part of the country. Having asked a local if there were any walks nearby I was directed along a busy main … Continue reading

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Colour on a Friday.

Yesterday saw a trip to Standen National Trust property in West Sussex. Great walks in the woods followed by a tour around the gardens which provided a mass of colour in the borders. What else could I do but share … Continue reading

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Greys Court – 2

I return to the National Trust property of Greys Court. This time to show you around the walled gardens.  

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Bluebells without trees.

I think “association” is the thing that struck me most when out on a walk recently. It was a chilly, overcast, morning and the forecast was predicting sun – which arrived later in the day. After parking up, putting on … Continue reading

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Mottisfont National Trust

A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens, ancient trees, bubbling brooks and rolling lawns frame this lovely old house. Crafted from a medieval priory, it is full of surprises, with art that intrigues and delights. Carpets of … Continue reading

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Spring.

As part of the celebration to the arrival of spring I thought I would add a few shots of blossom and buds taking over the landscape. Glorious days.

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Nymans Estate & Gardens, West Sussex

“In the late 1800’s Ludwig Messel bought the Nymans Estate in the Sussex High Weald to make a dream family home. Inspired by the wooded surroundings he created a garden with plants collected from around the world. Here this creative … Continue reading

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In the back garden.

Yesterday we had wall to wall rain. It lasted from early morning until late afternoon. However, everything is OK as we are told that the gardens do need it! The forecast was for similar today however I found that things … Continue reading

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On the bandwagon.

I’ve resisted so far this springtime but all the beautiful flowers that have been posted recently has left me with the “need” to place a post myself. So here we are with a few shots taken while on a walk … Continue reading

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Cowslip

Primula veris (cowslip, common cowslip; syn. Primula officinalis Hill) is a flowering plant in the genus Primula of the familyPrimulaceae. The species is native throughout most of temperate Europe and Asia, and although absent from more northerly areas including much of northwest Scotland, it reappears in northernmost Sutherland and Orkney. The common name cowslip may derive from … Continue reading

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