Magical March Magnolias

March and magnolias is a combination balanced on a very fine knife edge for there are years when they flourish and perform with a brilliance that can justifiably be described as awesome and others when the blossoms are reduced to a disappointing dirty brown having been hit by a hard March frost. This year has … Continue reading Magical March Magnolias

A Walk in the Park

It saddens me in a way to refer to a visit to Mount Congreve Gardens as a walk in the park but it was a thought which came to me when we visited yesterday. The gardens had been closed for several weeks to allow work to be done without endangering the visiting public. I think … Continue reading A Walk in the Park