Archive for the tag 'Flowers'

The weather has been glorious the past few days, so yesterday we took advantage of a sunny Sunday and went out for the day. We chose to visit Dunham Massey, a place we have not been before. As part of the WWI centenary commemorations some of the rooms are currently transformed back to how they [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 23rd 2014

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
Jane Austen

22 Comments CherryPie on Apr 27th 2014

As part of the Easter celebrations my local parish church erects a wooden cross and adorns it with flowers. This is done by the congregation just before the Easter morning service. I think it is a lovely idea and little children bring flowers to place on the Easter Cross. The Church ‘Flower Ladies’ help [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 21st 2014

16 Comments CherryPie on Apr 16th 2014

Whilst researching for some information to go along with this post I came across a new National Trust blog about the Cragside formal garden.  The latest post on the blog shows a little tidy up operation on the clock tower view in my recent post.

Here are some different views of the Dahlia Walk that I [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 12th 2014

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Henry David Thoreau

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 9th 2014

Come forth into the light of things,
Let nature be your teacher.
William Wordsworth (1770 – 1850)

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 3rd 2013

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