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I was about to write about the Silver Pavilion, a natural progression after the Golden Pavilion in my last post, but I spotted these photos I took of Chrysanthemums on my first day and have ended up researching why they are grown as they are which is very different to the Western approach. Having arrived in Kyoto after goodness knows how long travelling, starving and suffering from sleep deprivation I wasn’t allowed… Read More

Trebah is one of those archetypal Cornish grand gardens which start up high on a headland and work their way down through large plantings to an estuary.  I have to say that having visited Heligan a number of times and Coleton Fishacre my enthusiasm wasn’t that high.  Don’t get me wrong they are very nice but it gets a little repetitive plus Trebah’s website was very family friendly with zip wires and… Read More