Bonython Gardens with its 18th century walled gardens, tranquil lakes and dramatic sweeps of parkland is almost a hidden gem amongst the Great Gardens of Cornwall.
Gardens to visit in Cornwall
We visited Trengwainton gardens this August and found a garden for all season, with a rich depth of planting evolving within the old estate walls.
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.
June 2018 the opening chapter of summer and start of a heatwave. A new chaper in the garden begins and nostalgic memories os family rosses are stirred in this months diary
Hello!! Well this May I suddenly realised that it was nearly summer and I was still “in” spring mode so we had a flurry of editing and replanting the courtyard pots whilst in the wider garden we’ve been rescued by the wildflowers and the heady mix of formal and informal has never been more beautiful […]
There is an air of anticipation for the day ahead now, as I step outside the door each morning and spring settles sweetly over the garden. We’ve had to work much harder this spring, to put out garden back on track for the year but at the same time, it has been deeply satisfying to […]
March madness has gripped the weather again this week and it temporally lost the plot for a while but has just got a grip on reality in time for the Spring equinox. The bright spring days of last week have been replaced by earnest sessions of filling the bird feeders and bringing all of the […]
This February’s first golden days of spring, changed just a quickly into ice and snow as the month drew to a close and looking back now it almost seems surreal. The taste of Arctic life with “The Beast from the East” transformed our normally sub tropical Cornish climate into another world and it will live […]
We’ve experienced life with The Beast from the East here in West Cornwall for the last couple of days and gosh it’s cold!
January 2018 I must admit to being a reluctant January gardener this month – perhaps it was too much Christmas but somehow the prospect of a left over box of Christmas chocs. and afternoon screening of Father Brown won me over instead! And yet somehow the garden got on with “making spring” all on its […]