and welcome to 2014….

A very wet, chill and windy day today, the first of 2014 - and I was out and about in it all - thermals, waterproofs and wellies (my trademark hat too) keeping me warm, toastie and mostly dry. More of the same tomorrow but with the hope of drier and brighter weather before we're back…

Hillier Winter Gardens

Hillier Winter Gardens "The Winter Garden, which is situated close to the Visitor Pavilion, occupies three acres and containing more than 650 different plants grown for their winter effect. We believe this to be the largest Winter Garden in Europe. It has been planted to show a wide range of plants that are at their…