Eternal Eden

  I can smell Cornwall before I can see it. Driving across the ancient border between Devon and Cornwall at night it’s pitch black, but I know that if I wind the car window down the mingled scent of damp heather, moss, fern and lichen will be forced up my nostrils faster than I can […]

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Daily Flower Candy: The Eden Project

Our last visit to The Eden Project in Cornwall was in spring 2011. Here, a dappled river of forget-me-nots and dog’s-tooth violets (Erythronium ‘Pagoda’) mingles with the emerging foliage of bleeding hearts (Lamprocapnos spectabilis), hellebores and native ferns. ┬áThe smooth round pots filled with white and deep purple tulips add a touch of contemporary formality.

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Back to the Future – Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

I’ve seen the future …. and it’s kind of strange! There’s been lots in the UK travel press about the development of Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, so I was desperate to squeeze a visit into our 7 hour stop over on the way to Burma. Despite being groggy from a 12 hour flight, […]

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