Gardens


Grass. Part 2.

Grass. Part 2. A Compendium of 2018 Grass.


Grass.

Grass. As you know, we love the RHS Gardens at Wisley. Our last visit was to photograph some of the autumn colours there. Although, to be honest, there was no real need, given the wonderful colours round here in the Surrey Hills as shown in our slide show. There is always lots to see at…


The Autumn Leaves.

The Autumn Leaves. The rain thundered down at Sutton United and we hid in the stand. Driving home on flooded roads, we knew that this was the beginning of the end of a glorious autumn. The best we could ever remember. The best that is since last year. Especially the Autumn Leaves.


Dunsborough Park – Dahlia Day.

Dunsborough Park – Dahlia Day. Dear friends of Mindfully Bertie. We have often shared our love of gardens and flowers with you. And then, just a few weeks ago, we were honoured when the the National Garden Scheme (NGS) asked us to write a piece for their Gardens and Health Week . “Bobby’s Story” is…


One Hundred!

One Hundred! Bertie: “Stone the crows and strike a light mate. One Hundred? Are you sure?” Bobby: “Yes Bertie. This is your… ONE HUNDRETH BLOG! A century of stories. A week late after last week’s headache.” (Trevor is getting a little full of himself. More later). Bertie: “Crikey! I wonder what Diddley would make of…


Queen Mary’s Rose Garden.

Queen Mary’s Rose Garden. Regent’s Park, London. Queen Mary’s Rose Garden in Regents Park is a world-famous garden named after the wife of King George V. In 1932, when Queen Mary’s Gardens opened to the general public, the first superintendent planted a rose garden, which was completed in 1934.


Halcyon Days.

Halcyon Days. Do you have a favourite word? Mine is serendipity. If I can remember how to spell it! Bobby has a favourite word too. Halcyon. A word that always uplifts his spirits. The halcyon days of youth maybe. Or of summer. Or maybe autumn. In the countryside and in life. But for him the…


Three go to Dunsborough Park Gardens.

Three go to Dunsborough Park Gardens. We absolutely loved Dunsborough Park Gardens. I loved the statues (see Information below). Anne and Bobby loved the flowers. We all loved the “Secret Gardens” which are hidden seemingly round every bend. Through each gap in a hedge. And… we really loved the refreshments provided by the day’s charity….


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