Fall Scenes

Well here we are in the second wave of covid 19 and no relief in site. Hang in there everyone! On the bright side, we are having a glorious fall in southern Ontario with some of the most spectacular colours and harvests. So social distance and go for a drive, walk or bike ride and enjoy the good things Mother Nature bringsย  Horse back riding … Continue reading Fall Scenes

Heale House Garden, Wiltshire

Travel time again! I canโ€™t believe how fast a year has gone by and how things have changed! Talk about a New York minute ๐Ÿ™ Of the gardens we visited in Wiltshire last April, this was my favourite. Quirky, eclectic and slightly untidy like me ๐Ÿ™‚ Heale House has 8 acres of an Arts and Crafts style garden with an authentic Japanese Tea house, bridge … Continue reading Heale House Garden, Wiltshire

Bowood House Woodland Gardens

Bowood estate encompasses 2000 acres, part of which includes a marvelous woodland garden with over 2 miles of woodland pathways meandering through native, specimen and flowering shrubs and trees. It was laid out in 1854 by the 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne and added to ever since. It is situated a short drive down the road from the house and to my mind, even better. We … Continue reading Bowood House Woodland Gardens

Bowood House

Now that the greater part of North America seems to be digging itself out of various snowstorms its time for some escapism ๐Ÿ™‚ Last spring I traveled to England and visited the county of Wiltshire which has wonderful gardens, Roman ruins and of course the ancient sites of Stonehenge, Avebury, Silbury Hill, chalk horses carved in hillsides and many other places to keep one busy … Continue reading Bowood House