Landscape words: Colour

Does nature book end winter with colour? Who else is noticing the amount of yellow that's come out recently. I am seeing it all around me and it feels glorious to have this autumn colour preceding the dark days. It set me thinking though.  I have always associated yellow with spring more than anything. Seeing… Continue reading Landscape words: Colour

London Parks and Gardens Trust

The Wilderness, Croydon Shirley Summary. The Wilderness survives as a four acre, albeit overgrown, private garden on Shirley Church Road, Croydon.  Between 1904–1923 the garden was experimental and influential, created by the Rev. William Wilks, an amateur and gifted horticulturist and Secretary of the Royal Horticultural Society.  The garden is highly significant as an interpretation… Continue reading London Parks and Gardens Trust