It’s not often you discover a garden famous for snowdrops and spring flowers that additionally boasts a Japanese backyard and Harold Peto options, however Heale Home close to Salisbury has all this and more. I’ve visited on a number of occasions throughout the seasons, but it surely received my heart when I went searching for snowdrops in February, with its perfect waterside location on a tributary of the River Avon. Although wet underground after all of the rain, the homeowners had the foresight to erect boardwalks, which added a sure panache to viewing the bobbing white heads on a cold, however bracing stroll by way of the grounds.
Charles II buys Audley End, which is handy for the Newmarket races. The Earls of Suffolk grow to be keepers of the brand new palace. Courting to 1840, this flamboyantly beautiful tulip is inexplicably named Cafe Brun, which translates to Brown Espresso. … Read More