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England In Bloom, Henley

England In Spring Bloom

My camera was very busy last month for we had three months of blooming crushed into just one month due to the third coldest Spring on record – – From camellias to primroses, daffodils to tulips, – – from rhododendrons to rapeseed fields, bluebells…

June 2, 2013
Chelsea Flower Show, London
England: London NATURE + GARDENS

Chelsea Flower Show 2013: The Gardens

So I quickly learned that on Press Day the international media is mostly there for the celebrities  which was good news for me as the garden designers were hanging around their installments, ready to chat – Birmingham City Council exhibit – So here were my…

May 23, 2013
English Garden Tips and Trends

English Garden Tips & Trends

With Spring taking it’s time this year to show its lovely face, I am chomping at the bit for some warmth and sunshine – I’ve collected pages from magazines and such over the years to remember English garden tricks and tips for when I…

March 15, 2013
Funny Trees

Funny Trees

Linden/lime (Tilia) trees in winter  * Throughout Europe you find these Dr Seuss-esque trees with nubby branches  * Practiced since medieval times in Europe, trees have been ‘pollarded’ for wood and for livestock feed (fodder)  * Today the technique is used to shape trees,…

November 16, 2012
England: Cotswolds NATURE + GARDENS

A Day At Hidcote Manor Garden

Deprived of taking photos at Prince Charles’s Highgrove, I was itching to photograph a garden Almost any garden would do! – But I decided to trek to Hidcote Manor Gardens, which has sat at the top of my must-see list for years It is one of…

October 6, 2012