I hope you don’t mind a few more photos of Tulips! These shots were taken at Gresgarth Garden last weekend when the sun was shining brightly. It’s a little cooler here today but these pictures show how Tulips can look on a warm spring day.
Here’s Gresgarth House. Leaping forward in the picture are the bright red tulips in huge tubs on the terrace. Red is an advancing colour. It hits you right between the eyes and demands attention.
I saw these beautiful Salvias at Gresgarth Garden on Sunday and thought I would share them with you. They were in the Walled Garden which is a kitchen garden full of fruit, vegetables and flowers. Gresgarth is only open one day each month so you have to be very lucky to catch it. The next open day is in November.
I’ve been planting up some containers for autumn and winter colour. I like to work outside rather than in the greenhouse whenever I can to make the most of the sunshine and fresh air. There’s always something going on in the garden to watch but this time something was watching me…