Black Horse Cottage, the art of raising the arboreal crown (56)

Yvonne kindly invited me to visit her garden at Hickling in the Norfolk Broads. I ran a search of Hickling village and found a very informative website http://www.hickling-village-norfolk.co.uk/ which even gives the current weather. Unfortunately I didn't check immediately before I set off;  at home it was boiling hot, but when I arrived at Hickling over … Continue reading Black Horse Cottage, the art of raising the arboreal crown (56)

Newport House, an example of garden restoration (53)

Newport House was our fifth and final garden in Herefordshire. Open for five successive days at the beginning of June, we arrived on the Monday morning following our visit to Upper Tan House. A combination of ancient and the modern heralds our arrival; an intriguing marble sculpture with a sunflower pattern is by Jonathan Loxley … Continue reading Newport House, an example of garden restoration (53)