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

Ted Hughes’ garden at Lumb Bank.

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

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

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 current garden.

The  greenhouse the previous owners left behind and how it all is

two years later. We thrive on muddle.

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Six years later some of our flowers in windy Saltdean.

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

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

on an Arvon course in the 90s

 2min 20sec

Never to be forgotten, my tiny garden in Woodside in South London. I even

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featured in a film.  The biggest wrench of my life was to leave it after 30 years. But my mother had recently died and then my beloved Ash Tree got a decease and had to be felled the following year. Someone or something seemed to  be telling me something!

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

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Magical characters we made for a film many years ago but it never got beyond the pilot stage. Hoping I might still do something creative with them.

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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.

Last by by no means least…

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

    Like

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