Why I Love England…In April

FullSizeRender (10)

England is a nation of gardeners.  Hyacinths are fragrant right now.

IMG_8879

Daffodils are still in bloom, and bluebells are just coming into season. Bluebells are a protected species; they carpet forest floors.

FullSizeRender (61)

Garden gates beckon.

IMG_7671

Fiddlehead ferns are just coming up.  They’re a delicacy in salads, I’m told.  These belong to the Queen, on her estate in Sandringham.

IMG_8907

Every gardener is an artist.  A gardener at the Tudor mansion Blickling Hall, reputed birthplace of Anne Boleyn, composed a beautiful study in blues and purples.

I love England in April!

2 thoughts on “Why I Love England…In April

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s