Category Archives: gardening

Cherry blossom in St. James’s Park

We spent last weekend visiting Washington, D.C. and was just in time to see all of the beautiful cherry blossom in bloom.

But … nothing was quite as stunning as this image shot by photographer Patrizia Ilaria Sechi in London’s St. James’s Park. Positively gobsmacking!

Cherry blossoms in St. James Park

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Furzey Gardens

I’ve been catching up on this year’s Chelsea Flower Show and have been particularly taken by the story behind gold medal-winning garden Furzey Gardens, which was created by a team of young adults with learning disabilities.

With a budget of £60,000, raised through fundraising, they created this gorgeous woodland design, rich with rhododendrons, azaleas and primulas.

See in photos how the garden was built from start to finish!