Category Archives: Gardens

The Gibberd Garden

I’ve driven past the entrance to Harlow’s Gibberd Garden many times over the years, and I finally got the opportunity to visit it today. It was well worth the visit.

Snowdrops at Marks Hall

It was grey and windy this afternoon, but the rain held off long enough for us to spend an hour walking around Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, admiring the snowdrops, and wonderful white, red and yellow bark on some of their trees and bushes, some of which were beautifully fragrant.

Hylands House and park

Before we went for our Sunday roast we visited Hylands House in Chelmsford. It was the first time we had visited and we hadn’t realised…

Ickworth House in the spring

We wanted to make the most of the spring sunshine today, and so decided  to visit Ickworth House  www.nationaltrust.org,uk   which is just outside Bury St Edmunds ….