Dale Chihuly – Glass at Kew Gardens

                            I'll let the photos do the talking for this piece - Dale Chihuly back at Kew Gardens - last visiting in 2006 if memory serves and a welcome return. Several locations across the gardens and I don't think I saw them…

RHS Wisley – a Rose Garden, a walk in the Woods, another Rose Garden, a Lily Pond and some groovy grass

The Jubilee Rose Garden at RHS Wisley (the old rose garden, being almost entirely roses).   Hydrangea paniculata Vanille Fraise (above and below) Hosta in flower Hydrangea quercifolia Harmony (above and below) Hemerocallis Frans Hals (above) Entering the Bowes-Lyon Roses Garden - featuring a little of the companion planting that showed up well in the…

Bimini Twist

The Most Beautiful Water Lily, Nymphaea Bimini Twist, photographed in the Lily House at Kew this week. Electric! "Nymphaea 'Bimini Twist' is an exciting new tropical waterlily hybrid that creates a new unique look with an abundance of petalloid stamens making for an exceptionally full flower. This tropical waterlily also has the benefit of vividly…