What’s five years between friends? A tour de force – a tour around RHS Wisley – first up, the Herbaceous Borders

Another trip down memory lane - five years indeed to 1st August 2015 - and while there have been some significant changes at these RHS gardens - an entire new retail village and more coming besides - that particular first day of August really did look scrumptious. Enjoy.  The double herbaceous borders at RHS Wisley…

Tour de force – a tour around RHS Wisley – first up, the Herbaceous Borders

The double herbaceous borders at RHS Wisley are worthy of close attention and admiration. Individual plants are to be appreciated for the well-grown specimens they are, and combinations of plants can delight and surprise as the eye bounces along each long, deep border before the grassy runway ascends Battleston Hill with all the delights that…

A beautiful, evolving landscape with naturalistic planting and great style – the Glasshouse Borders at RHS Wisley

Helenium The Bishop, with Eupatorium Purple Bush - one part of the matrix of planting, mixing perennials, grasses and some shrubbery, in the double border leading up from the Lake through to the Fruit Mount. Introduction from the RHS website https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/wisley/garden-highlights/the-glasshouse/Glasshouse-Borders Drift through foliage and flowers along the Glasshouse Borders as you enjoy glorious views…

Christmas Eve at RHS Wisley

Bright stems of dogwood, willow and ornamental blackberry by the lake in the RHS Gardens at Wisley There was a little doubt whether these gardens would be open today after the storms over night - many gardens have been forced to close today - but hard work on the part of the garden team made…