Hopefully 2012 was a good year for you. Here’s a look back at some of our favourite posts from the last 12 months.
Earlier in the year it was fascinating to see Great Dixter out of season – just look at the bare of foliage and precise pruning of this fig. As the season came to life there were some extra special plants :
Those delectable delphiniums at Wisley. The frothing Anthriscus in Nogel Dunnet’s garden at the Chelsea Flower Show :
and the laugh out loud moments :
This toilet was given a makeover at Chelsea. It wasn’t just the show’s that provided inspiration though. This buried treasure was a treat.
These lovely sunken gardens are a consequence of exploratory digs that have uncovered the remains of the previous cellars.
More recently one of the most popular posts was this Hobbitable Home, perhaps because we’re a nation of home owners. You can probably guess the main highlight of the year, I dare say that a few of you would agree. It has to be :
The Olympics. Everything about it was fantastic and that includes the planting. What a fantastic year. Here’s to 2013.