High summer! In July’s garden diary the Agapanthus bloom and I take a look at that tricky term Hortus conclusus in garden design and share this months garden snaps
Ednovean Farm's garden throughout the year
Follow the sub tropical gardens and courtyards at Ednovean Farm though the season in our monthly garden diary
May and June are a stunning time for the gardens at Ednovean Farm, with the final flamboyance of springtime in May finally giving way to the bold voluptuous new growth of the summertime.
So join me this week for my highlights of the gardens at Ednovean Farm as they slowly transform between spring and summertime.
Somehow the days have drifted on lately and I haven’t written my usual garden diary lately for the deliciously unpredictable yet inspiring months of spring. So let me to show you around the garden again this week, following two months that has seen the first precious garden shoots unfurling to glossy green leaves and lusciously […]
As the days start to lengthen and spring stirs again in the garden it is impossible not to feel little anticipation for the year to come. The first early morning bird song to break the dawn, the flow of bright yellow daffodils that embraces the garden and lends the first sweet scents to the air; […]
There is a breath of spring blowing through our garden now at Ednovean, bringing a tide of promising fresh green shoots from the earth and setting the early daffodils dancing on the breeze. Spring comes early to Cornwall and the daffodil fields are starting to bloom around the country lanes just as winter reaches it […]
This month I’d like to show you the changes the setting of Ednovean Farm has seen as it evolved from the combination of a Farmyard, a sand ménage and open field to the sub tropical gardens that you will find surrounding our home today. I must admit it was searching through our photo box for […]
I think it is one of the pleasures of this time of year is to stroll about the garden without thinking too much about the work there is to be done just enjoying the gentle, velvety soft colours of autumn at Ednovean. I can still plan though and delight in the new bulbs and Echiums […]
I’ve come to treasure the changing face of autumn in the garden – the mellow shades of gold and russet that deck the leaves, the low subtle light and the ever-changing skies. Now is the time for planning a little bit for the promise of warmer days to come when winter gives way to spring, […]
The clock of the seasons is ever turning, bringing the mists of autumn to gently shroud the garden and with it the morning dew to spangle the lawns. With the change of the seasons the scent of the sea has come back to us at Ednovean, along with the rhythmic music of the waves to […]
July brought us a Mediterranean summer that will live in our memories for many years to come and the garden has flourished, revelling in the warmth that stretched into the dusk. The garden produced the vibrant, hot colours of summer in step with the weather and the warm dry air held the very scent of […]