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Sunday, 14 July 2013

Flowers all the way!

I promised you some further garden images taken in the Cotswolds - since then I have been to York, but that is for another time!

Here are some I took in a few famous gardens -

A sheltered sunken part of the garden at Kiftsgate

A recent modern garden at Kiftsgate

A pretty vista at Hidcote

It was rather difficult taking pictures at Hidcote as there were lots of visitors getting in the way!
A favourite view at Snowshill - one of my favourite gardens!
Snowshill again - just look at all the people!

I love this view of Snowshill, but other visitors got in the picture!
Sudley Castle - just look at that awful red sign!  The rambler rose is Shropshire Lass I think?

Sudley Castle again - outside the church where Queen Katherine Parr is buried - a white garden!

Now something from my garden - we are in the middle of a heatwave and the flowers are not lasting, so I'm picking them!  Here are some displayed in Emma Bridgewater's Hearts and Flowers patterned pots.

Hope you enjoyed?  I'm off to have a shower to try to cool down, I simply hate the heat, it's just not British!


Berna said...

What a beautiful gardens! Thank you for sharing the pictures!

Rustic Pumpkin said...

Beautiful pictures that give me garden envy! I don't have that sort of space but love to pick elements that I can adapt. I really love that white border, and the soft planting that edges the paths in Hidcote and Snowshill gardens. Thank you so much for sharing these.

Diane-crewe said...

we live in a truely beautiful part of the world xx esp when the sun is shining xx

Susan Cooper @ Professional Doctorate said...

These gardens are amazing. It is like stepping into a botanical Wonderland. Thank you for sharing these pictures with your readers.

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