Kew Gardens starts the year with both colour and scent. @kewgardens – nothing dull here…

The Teddington Gardener

IMG_4853 Coloured dogwoods, Cornus – Midwinter Fire, C. sanguinea Alba and Flavermimea – a perfect position to catch late afternoon sun and reflect in the waters

IMG_4863 The Temple of Aeolus with dogwoods reflected in the lake

IMG_4850 The Museum with a changing program of displays

IMG_4847 The Palm House backlit by the late but not warm (oh no!) afternoon sun

IMG_4502 Chinese Guardian Lions

IMG_4503and the Museum reflected in the lake, late afternoon sun

IMG_4860Winter Box, Sarcococca, heavily fragrant by the Victoria Gate complex.

IMG_4489 Cyclamen coum beneath Malus Sentinel

IMG_4515 An unnamed Camellia (else the label is buried among the foliage)

IMG_4518 Amazingly, my first Daffodils on the Mount

IMG_4527 Hamamelis x intermedia Pallida

IMG_4532 Witch Hazel Pallida

IMG_4543 A whole lot of mulching going on in the Woodland

IMG_4547 Sinofranchetia chinensis – will have to look this one up

IMG_4555 Disporum cantoniense – a small bush at the head of the Rockery

IMG_4552Meanwhile, in the Davies Alpine House

IMG_4626 The Grass…

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