Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Thirteen February Photos of The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall
Monday was a wonderful day, with blue sky and sunshine, supposedly one of the hottest February days on record. So we went along to The Lost Gardens of Heligan - again - and I snapped a few photos as we walked. Starting off with the rhododendrons.
A few sacks of mushrooms were hidden away from the daylight and looked very tempting.
The Head Gardeners Office was snug and warm with a real log fire burning away. This is how it would have looked prior to 1914.
More territory awaiting planting, this will be full of flowers in the summer months.
The Sundial garden could also do with some colour - always looks special during the summer months.
And then we head off to the green, green fields of Heligan.
More greenery but many of the trees are still without leaves at the present time.
Now some water. Firstly a lake and then ...
... more water in the jungle! A few goldfish spotted in the depths.
And now it's snooze time, at least for the pigs.
Finally, back to the rhododendrons. The Lost Gardens of Heligan cover some 200 acres so there is much to discover.
I have written a previous post on Heligan, with photos, which can be seen on Lost Gardens of Heligan in Winter
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