Loving the life – ‘a garden is a lovesome thing. God wot’

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Ted Hughes’ garden at Lumb Bank.

flowers in sculpture    Absolute classic - copyright - if you want to use professionally please contact me    Stone flower container

Charleston –  sculptures, a lake, the house and a lot more.

Virginia Woolf”s garden –  2 min 60 secs

I love that garden and the music. Made it  in the lunch break on a course at Rodmell

On a more modest scale my own gardens follows!

Starting with the greenhouse the previous owners left behind and then  two years later.

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Six years later in windy Saltdean the flowers.       DSC06642



Flowers 5 copyright Ann Perrin 2012           A lovely rhododendrom  moved from London to Saltdean 5 years ago,,,survived!            DSC03718

'Perhaps no one can live there' from 'The Old Dry Stone Wall'  An imaginery garden created at Totleigh Barton – Arvon.

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My own garden in Woodside SE25 is featured in the film that follows taken before we moved down here.  A big wrench to leave after 30 years but it seemed appropriate when the ash tree died.

‘The honey fungus clings to the Ash tree devouring its soul’  Ann

A Cottage Garden – South London

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Magical characters thinking about something new for 2013 – linked to the environment

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Fruit and veg interspersed with everything always,

And of course just walk down the lane to Rottingdean we have Kipling’s Garden.

Well in Rottingdean - Ann Perrin

The well at the entrance to Kipling’s Gardens.

My Garden – By Tomas Edward Brown.

A garden is a lovesome thing, God wot!
Rose plot,
Fringed pool,
Ferned grot–
The veriest school
Of peace; and yet the fool
Contends that God is not–
Not God! in gardens! when the eve is cool?
Nay, but I have a sign;
‘Tis very sure God walks in mine.

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One Response to Loving the life – ‘a garden is a lovesome thing. God wot’

  1. Karen says:

    I am so impressed with the Passion Flower rather exotic for up here in the North.x


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