Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

January 21, 2012

    A clear, crisp and sunny morning last weekend, gave us the perfect excuse for a public garden visit. So we took ourselves off to Cambridge with the frost still thick on the ground.   Too early for snowdrops but nevertheless there was much to be admired, both in the winter garden and the […]

Winter Joy

January 1, 2012
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    The winter solstice has passed and the days are just beginning to stretch a little.. barely perceptible but by the end of this month, the difference in day length will be evident.   The bulbs are already pushing their way through the soil and the clear, sharp light of January reveals the bare […]

Anglesey Abbey

February 22, 2011

If you are in need of some winter garden inspiration or just want to blow the cobwebs away, then how about a visit to Anglesey Abbey at Lode in Cambridgeshire…   Anglesey Abbey belongs to the National Trust and is an interesting place to visit in any season. Although the abbey isn’t open at this […]