Taking a peek inside the Alpine House at RHS Wisley – and a scented meander down through the Rock Garden into Seven Acre Wood ….

A little peak inside the Alpine House which sits atop the Rock Garden in the RHS gardens at Wisley (the rose garden is behind, an allée of Bonsai trees to one side and the vegetable garden too, if you need to get your bearings. This is a traditional glasshouse where the plants are mostly displayed…

Jewels and miniature marvels in the Davies Alpine House at Kew ….. @kewgardens #SpringAtKew

(Yellow, foreground) (white with pink stripe, background) Lithodora zahnii (above) A tour through the glass clamshell of the Davies Alpine House at Kew Gardens today, where the specimens are displayed in a rocky landscape as well as in a few terracotta pots. The overall effect is serene, particularly given the height of the glass apex…

Big Love* from the Davies Alpine House at Kew

A happy half an hour in the Davies Alpine House in Kew Gardens this afternoon. I had thought the selection of plants at Wisley - and their presentation in the traditional Alpine House with raised benches and terracotta pots sunk into sand - was my favourite display but then here we are at Kew, with…