RHS Wisley – blue skies and sunshine illuminate this beautiful late-November landscape

Such a beautiful day, yesterday, 24th November, under a bright blue clear sky and welcome sunshine. Chill but quite beautiful. I'd never seen the car parks so full - in fact I was directed over a mile down the lane towards the village before heading cross-country into previously unseen fields before making the trek back…

A round up of the week so far – mist over the Thames, oak-leaved Hydrangeas, Chillis, Lilies, Vines viniferous and Cup-and-Saucered, Dahlias of course ….

A few days at Petersham Nurseries this week and with it, a cycle ride across Teddington Lock in the morning sunshine, ahead of days enjoying a rather fine Indian Summer as Autumn slides into technicolor view - with mist rising from the River Thames and adding a little mystery to Ham Fields While the cycle…

All at sea with Miscanthus – the Glasshouse Borders at RHS Wisley

A rather blustery day yesterday at the RHS flagship gardens at Wisley and the Glasshouse borders were taking a battering. The Miscanthus outside the Glasshouse, large beds anchored by golden Beech monoliths and circling flat-topped islands of Sarcococca, became a seething maelstrom of dry-gold, sometimes illuminated and back-lit by shafts of sunlight. In moments of…

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

7https://www.royalparks.org.uk/parks/richmond-park/richmond-park-attractions/isabella-plantation and if you haven't time to visit this season, make a Diary note for May 2015 - the show might look something like this....   https://teddingtongardener.com/2013/05/26/bashful-doc-dopey-grumpy-happy-sleepy-sneezy-and-bluebell/