On a blustery day in May the Society made 2 visits (AM and PM) to Stonelands – a local private garden which opens as part of the National Gardens Scheme. Saul Walker the Head Gardener showed us the progress being made around the estate and the workload of the small team.
7 year old White Wisteria in the Courtyard
Rhododendrons blooming in the splendid grounds
Late blossom on the cherry tree with magnificent colour of the Rhododendron
very fragrant Rhododendron Lutea
productive allotment garden with espalier apple trees, and fruit arches
Bog garden with Flag Iris and huge Rhododendron
Stream with Gunnera