Monday, April 2, 2012

Views of Great Dixter

The Long Border sprouting up

Pulmonaria 'Diana Claire'

Magnolia stellata opening up

One of Christopher Lloyd's winning combinations of the Maiden Hair fern unfurling amongst the thick glossy leaves of Colchicum.

Spirea thunbergii in white with blood orange tulips underneath

The High Garden with Magnolia 'Galaxy' peeking over the hedge

A favorite bench in the High Garden

Unknown white iris blooming in front of the incredible early blossom of Euphorbia characias 'Portugese Velvet'

Tulips emerge in the High Garden, the lush green mound on the right is Hedera helix 'Poetica Arborea'

Tulips in the Long Border...

The Circular Steps planted with Tulip 'Ile de France' with blue forget-me-nots


  1. Absolutely stunning...the light in that photo of the bench is unforgettable.

  2. Helen it's just breath taking...almost too beautiful to be real!

  3. Dear Helen - I came to you via Bertie. Beautiful photos which remind me of my visit to Great Dixter - I am now following you.