My passion in life is gardening and specifically growing flowers from seed

Month: August, 2015

RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate

Last week we went to Harrogate for a couple of days to visit the RHS garden there, Harlow Carr which I had been wanting to do for some time.

It was lovely, they are celebrating Alice in Wonderland at the moment with themed gardens and childrens play areas. For me the best parts were the long borders, they were so full and brightly coloured and the plants that I like so much, the wild flower meadows full of poppies and cornflowers and also the scented garden.

Its worth a visit if you are in the area ever.

I will leave you with some of my many pictures:

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More pictures

A few more pictures from my garden 

Red annual poppies grown from seed

Echinacea pow wow wild berry planted this morning 



My lovely friend down south has   requested some close up pictures of my flowers so here we are.

The first is my gorgeous new rose ‘Nostalgia’

The next one is the cornflower with some delphiniums in the background  

Finally for now the agrostemma grown from seed. They are gorgeous white flowers and I will definitely grow them again