Tag Archives: gardens

Finding a place to just be… and bee

This is the last day of July and yet another month under the cloud of a virus and all of the other things that have made this year what it has been.  I won’t go into that but you know! … Continue reading

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Crathes Castle and Gardens

Crathes Castle is a 16th century tower house with beautiful walled gardens containing yew hedges planted as early as 1702.  I went inside of this castle for a moment and saw the amazing ceilings and oak everywhere.  But it was … Continue reading

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Could it be a Peony?

The one unopened bud certainly reminds me of one but I’m not quite sure.  Would any of you happen to know what kind of flower this is?  It resides in the same gardens as the blue poppy in Scotland at … Continue reading

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Pay Attention

I cannot begin to imagine how many bulbs are planted in the 121 acres here (here being Inniswood Metro Gardens still)  but it’s quite a few! They do a magnificent job of tending to all of the flowers and plants … Continue reading

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The Chinese Cup Gardens

After leaving the streams we came upon this section of the gardens.  It is called the cup gardens because two cup shaped gardens are carved out of the hillside featuring large boulders and of course the myriad of trees and … Continue reading

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