Autumn in the Gardens

This is a wonderful time to take a stroll around the estate. Trees and shrubs are starting to give off those amazing vibrant colours, amongst our favourites are Acers, Liquidambers and Oaks. A large array of different fungi can also be seen. In the borders grasses such as Miscanthus and Stipa are giving an impressive display.

Review – A Snowdrop Open Day

Sparkling winter sunshine and snowdrops were very much the order of the day when we visited Abbeywood Gardens, in Cheshire yesterday morning. I penned the date in my diary as soon as I read that the gardens were holding their first snowdrop open day. Snowdrop events always seem to be hundreds of miles away adrift in the south and here was one almost on my doorstep! As well as a woodland area studded with these beauties,