A return to Penshurst Place and Gardens, Kent – and this time (well, pretty much exactly this time last year) we definitely have peonies ….

A return, after a years' absence, to the walled gardens at Penshurst Place in Kent. Well, a trip down memory lane but one definitely worth travelling down again. This time around, the famed 100m long peony border was looking fine, colourful and fragrant, growing lush and up through the wire grid, and with a long…

Penshurst Place, Kent – a garden I really wished to have found 20 years earlier. Now a firm favourite. A look back to 2017.

A look back to my first visit to this remarkable series of gardens within the walled confines of Penshurst Place, near Tonbridge in Kent. A garden I really wished to have been exploring for the past 20 odd years as I found it quite remarkable. I can see in my original post that I didn't…

A return to Penshurst Place and Gardens, Kent – and this time we definitely have peonies ….

A return, after a years' absence, to the walled gardens at Penshurst Place in Kent. This time around, the famed 100m long peony border was looking fine, colourful and fragrant, growing lush and up through the wire grid, and with a long way to go before it will run out of steam. With the rain…

Penshurst Place, Kent – a magical tour …

A dazzlingly good day out visiting Penshurst Place, near Tonbridge in Kent. A medieval masterpiece set within 11 acres of walled gardens, much remaining true to their Tudor design. Gobsmacked and flabbergasted am I - already planning a return visit ....

Where to in 2015? A ‘Wish List’ of Gardens, Nurseries, Events and Shows to see in the coming year…

Parcevall Hall, a Yorkshire Gem explored in July 2013 and just passed by on our New Year's Eve walk, bringing a close to 2014... Having reviewed all of my garden visits this past year in month-by-month galleries, it is clear that I have a few miles to put in throughout 2015. It has been wonderful…