I know I go on about this, but this latest trip to the States has cemented again that there’s nothing like a loving, hands-on garden owner to take a garden to a whole new level.
Who would have thought that Kurume azaleas could look this good?
I’d always been of the opinion that Kurume azaleas with their small leaves and dense flowers were only capable of dishing up solid, totally indigestible colour.
Following Robin Powell’s insightful question about whether there was anything at Longwood that was so authentic as to make me want to copy it (though she put it better than that), I thought I’d throw down a few pics of stuff that I loved at Longwood.
This has to be quick. I’m writing between itinerary items on a USA garden tour, and there’s only ever snatched moments.
I had reason yesterday to wonder again about the challenges of translating distinct styles or design ideas from one country to another.