Summertime Memories

I am sitting on a wooden slatted bench complete with lichens; in the shade today as it is 26.5°C and that’s warm for Cornwall. The wind is sloughing through the trees above and opposite me, pigeons cooing. I have a book with me for a change and I will read in a moment or two, but…

Garden View: Trelissick

We popped over to Trelissick Gardens on a bright autumnal day towards the end of October aiming for a walk down to the beach and around the woodland to enter the garden near to the King Harry ferry crossing. Except when we arrived there was a notice informing us that the ferry  garden entrance was…

Thursday Special: Vernal

Cornwall is famous for its spring gardens, where magnolias and camellias bloom in February followed swiftly by snowdrops, primroses, azaleas, rhododendrons, bluebells and many other delights. Although I have visited Trelissick garden on the Fal river many times, it is always a joy to see what is flowering. This time I decided to play around…