A tale of two gardens

The first garden with its choice of patios, a large pond and woodland walk was ‘loaned’ to us for holding a fundraiser for our allotment.  Rainbow Allotment is for adults with physical and learning difficulties.  http://rainbowallotmentblogger.blogspot.co.uk/p/about-rainbow-allotment.html 
We held a traditional garden party in this wonderfully landscaped garden which, helped by the lovely summer weather, proved to be a financial and social success.

The second garden was Breezy Knees, near York, which we chose to visit for our anniversary. 

  We had previously visited this garden in October and enjoyed the autumn planting.  We were really lucky with the weather and this time we were able to experience a different range of flowers. 

The fact that I managed to find two plants in the nursery which had been on my to-buy list for ages (sedum Red Cauli and eupatorium Little Joe) and will serve as a memento of our anniversary was a bonus.  Breezy Knees is well worth a visit and an RHS card means the holder gets in free. 


  1. The second picture from below is wonderful!
    Congratulations on having had such a successful garden party.

  2. Both gardens are lovely. What an amazing setting for the garden party.


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