Virtual Tour of Nantybedd Garden – Part Three
Concluding our virtual tour of the garden as it was this May. It has been an interesting exercise, not least in the decision making process of what constitutes a ‘good’ picture and what doesn’t – let’s just say we din’t agree every time!
The wildflower meadow. A little bit of cheating here, as we have included some shots of flowers in our new field, part of which will become a wildflower haven in the future, and a couple of things from the cottage garden. But first of all….
The star of Alan Titchmarsh’s visit last year, when I had to give him a telling off for running on the bridge and scaring the ducks – watch the clip posted last autumn!
Built about 12 years ago to Sue’s specifications by Daryl Rogers, the rope bridge is always a big talking point for visitors – some think it is too wobbly, others just want to cross it again and again.
We come back across the road to the original areas of the garden around the house. Immediately around the house is the Cottage Garden.
We reach the end of the tour in the Forest Fruit Garden where we find not only the usual strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, redcurrants and blackcurrants, rhubarb, blueberries, asparagus and walnuts but unusual things like Honeyberry, Japanese Wineberry (taste like wine gums!), a tea bush and …
We’ll probably post some bonus pictures – those that didn’t quite make the final cut in the next week or so, but we hope you enjoy being able to ‘visit’ our garden even though you can’t actually be here at the moment.