Beside the seaside

Spent a lovely weekend on or near the sea around Salcombe in South Devon. Have never been to this area before. And I have since found out it is the 26th most expensive place to live in the world,  hey ho! Sand, sea, boats and sun. Watching  silver blunt nosed Sea Bass feeding in shallow estuary waters and not feeling peckish.

Visited Keith and Ros Wiley’s Wildside garden in Buckland Monacorum after a gap of a few years,   still one of my most favourite gardens.  Biggest impressions were the tree wisterias (more of this anon),  and the courtyard area created around The Landscape Man TV series.  Came away with some nice epimediums,  a replacement large spotted orchid and a few other woodies. Do visit and take time to sit and look,  despite the fact it is still a work in progress it is special. Continue reading “Beside the seaside”