Check under your car for chickens

Barn with azaleas

I am just so behind with processing photos.  These were actually taken way back in the spring and editing them was making me feel a little sad and nostalgic for the abundance of flowers and colours that are fast disappearing.

They were taken at Beech Court Gardens in Challock, which is down the road a ways from where I live.  It’s a place that’s made me realise how important garden design is.  It looks wonderfully colourful in late spring/early summer but after that there isn’t a great deal in flower.  And even when it’s at its best, it’s a real hotch-potch of colours that are seemingly just thrown together instead of being planned in any way.  The colours themselves are superb, but it’s very hard to get a decent photograph and it’s brought home to me how a good garden designer has already done much of the work for us when it comes to getting good shots.  I always get really excited when I go there because it looks so spectacular, and then I’m mildly disappointed when I get home and see my shots.

One thing I do like, though, is this sign:

Chickens

 

Bench 4

Bench 3

Colours

Buds

Gate

Loo

Pink

Orange azaleas

Pink blossom

Tree