Belton House has some of the best naturalized displays of bluebells, of all colours, and after the daffodils have largely gone over they greatly extend the spring season. However, the old boathouse in the morning sun caught my attention, together with the orangery and sculptures in the church and grounds.
Friday, 28 April 2017
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Sunday saw us make a quick visit, between showers, to see Brodsworth Hall's spring bedding. The garden team have excelled themselves this year. I suppose I prefer informal gardens but when done well, as it is here, there can be nothing more striking. The array of colours is stunning.
Monday, 17 April 2017
The closure of Wentworth Castle Gardens was well aired on this blog last month and today, after we returned from our vacation, we took two of our grandchildren and our daughter to the Easter event for families. It was a joyous event tinged of course with sadness. Still, it was a family occasion so the images reflect that. So not the normal post.
Friday, 31 March 2017
All gardeners need a good garden centre and my local one is more than good. Walkers has grown in scale in the years since we first arrived in Doncaster but it has always remained a family concern. Today we visited for the cafe and to purchase a house plant as a gift. However on a deliciously sunny morning we took the opportunity to tour the free-to-enter gardens that are such a feature of the place. The photographs were taken with my tiny Nikon compact.