This April, Leonarslee Gardens will open after a year's closure. For acid plant lovers it is akin to Willy Wonka flinging open his gates. To find my full article please read after the photos. Leonardslee Gardens To Open Again The greatest woodland garden in the UK is set to reopen in West Sussex with an excitement for nature lovers akin to Willy Wonka opening up his doors. With spectacular displays of Azaleas and Rhododendrons, Leonardslee is world famous. Andrew Staib, principle garden designer for Glorious Gardens Sussex, goes on a tour of the gardens with Head Gardener, Ray [...]
The colours of Spring are almost too intense after the head-down deep greys and silvers of winter- and yet if you blink you miss this most precious of time where nature is at it's most luminous yet transient. Soon Summer will thicken up the world, bake it and cover it with dust - but for these next few weeks life is fresh and clean and full of perfect optimism.