Sunday 19 October 2014

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

This visit yesterday was at the suggestion of my lovely SIL and her hubby. They're members and are allowed to take in a certain number of guests for free each year. It was set up by Sir Harold Hillier [he of the garden centre family fame] in 1953 and then given to Hampshire County Council in 1977. Loads of imaginative plantings done at different levels draw the eye in and of course, primarily being an arboretum, it really comes into its own in the Autumn.


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