Isabella Plantation, Richmond Park – bare bones, a landscape settling down to sleep – but with promises for a Technicolor Spring….

7 and if you haven't time to visit this season, make a Diary note for May 2015 - the show might look something like this....

and now for something a little tropical… the Glasshouse at RHS Wisley

The lilac blue flowers at the base of the waterfall are Hypoestes aristata, next to the Bird of Paradise, Strelitzia regina. Sword Agave - last seen in the Hotel gardens in Madeira... The Glasshouse at RHS Wisley