Monday, 12 February 2018

On a sunny Sunday.

"Popping out for a pop of colour" most definitely was not on the List of Doom for yesterday, but you have to make hay while the sun shines especially at this time of year.


Nymans is our nearest NT place and a godsend for when you just want to go out, but not have to think about it. It never stands still..the planting is constantly evolving, there's an ongoing ever changing cycle of exhibitions and development of the grounds. The latest plans [subject to fund raising] are the opening of the ruined sections of the house which were left standing after the distastrous fire in 1947.

It was so life affirming to see the borders brimming with colour and as for the scent of the Daphne. I thought I had died and gone to heaven!  Take heart Spring really is within touching distance. Enough  from me....I'll just let the pictures do the talking.














Arilx

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    1. Hope it gave you a feel of the place.
      Arilx

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  2. Love the idea of the frame in the garden. I'd tried doing that in my garden one year for an open garden trail I was part of, seemed reasonably successful except folk would try and put their kids/partners/dogs/friends in the frame too which meant they would stand in the flower bed ...........

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    1. They had a whole series of them....it's to promote the current portrait exhibition of Oliver Messel. The Messel family owned Nymans and yes you're spot on...people were happily holding their babies up in the frames for a photo! Arilx

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A bit betwixt and between

 Another visit to one of my favourite haunts....Nymans Gardens [NT] which is near here and perfect if you've only got a couple of hours ...