Kew Gardens Orchid Festival 2012

More from the Orchid Festival last year at Kew..

Kew Orchid Festival 9th February – 3rd March

Kew Orchid Festival 9th February - 3rd MarchMake time if you can, to visit this near month long, quite extraordinary festival of orchids and other exotics in the Princess of Wales Conservatory, starting next Saturday. Last year it was magical, intensely colourful, hugely imaginative and BIG! I don't doubt it will be bolder and brighter…

Rose, Lady Emma Hamilton

Rose, Lady Emma Hamilton (Austin). Another look forward, though in my defence, this rose is still blooming in the garden (I posted a picture a couple of weeks ago, flowering happily amongst the snowfall). The colours now have lost much of the the summer intensity of oranges, apricot and gold but to remind myself... The…