Boxford Open Gardens – Sunday 4th June 2017 — Wild Carrot Photography

I have never reblogged anyone’s post before as I prefer to write my own material.  But last Sunday a very hot looking Amanda from Wild Carrot Photography appeared in my garden weighed down by a very business-looking camera. She had spent the afternoon taking photographs of Boxford gardens.  I think her photos are superb and there are some keen gardeners and lovely gardens in Boxford.   The first garden Amanda featured is Chequers which was the home of the late Jenny Robinson, a well-known and much esteemed plantswoman. Roy Lancaster called her ‘ the grand dame of horticulture’. She had an amazing collection of  fritiĺlaries and other rare plants. It was the greatest honour to be invited to one of her summer lily-sniffing parties. It is lovely to see her garden is being cared for and loved.  Maggie Thorpe needs no introduction to East Anglian gardeners, she is incredibly knowledgeable and her courtyard garden is divine. And it was nice that Amanda made the time to finish up here.

So with Amanda’s permission I thought I would share the post with you so that you can get a taste of a sunny June afternoon in  a Suffolk village.

The prospect of another gloriously sunny weekend added to my eager anticipation of visiting Boxford Open Gardens in Suffolk – celebrating its 20th year. In 2016, on a scorchingly hot day, I had to juggle my time between Boxford’s delights and the beautiful garden at Leaven Hall in Leavenheath – which had its doors open […]

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15 Responses to Boxford Open Gardens – Sunday 4th June 2017 — Wild Carrot Photography

  1. Susan says:

    I’m so glad you reblogged! Nothing like a grand garden tour to start my morning! Thank You for sharing.

  2. Wow! That is an eyeful, to be sure. Thanks for the treat.

  3. Wow your garden sounds picture perfect Chloris. I should love to see it.

  4. To echo Dorris, ‘me too’. I hope that the sun shines and that Boxwood open gardens day is a great success.

  5. Kris P says:

    Great photos and a good introduction to another great UK blog. Thanks! I hope you enjoyed having your garden on tour and gave yourself a good opportunity to rest up afterwards. Is the Chloris scarecrow recovering, or is she now guarding the compost heap?

  6. Cathy says:

    Hope you hosted lots of happy visitors Chloris; no doubt there were lots of oohs and ahs 😉 Any chance of an elusive little rest now…?!

  7. gardenfancyblog says:

    Cool — I’m so glad your gardens are getting the attention they deserve. I’m sure all your garden visitors enjoyed the chance to see all the lovely plants you have. Congratulations! -Beth

  8. Thank you for sharing. The photos are indeed superb.

  9. I’m so happy you reblogged! In no way like a fantastic garden visit to begin my morning! Much obliged to You for sharing…..

  10. snowbird says:

    Lovely gardens, obviously you are in the same league as some very grand gardeners!So pleased the roses put on a show, I’m sure the very hot looking Amanda could have written several posts on your garden alone.xxx

  11. Gillian says:

    Thanks for the introduction to another lovely blog. You are quite right… Amandas photos are superb!

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