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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Tete-A-Tete With Kew Gardens On A Rainy Day. 1 - Walled Garden And Around



I laughed and I almost cried. I was alone at the most wonderful spots of these wonderful gardens.
It was the middle of May, it was Tuesday and it was cloudy and partially rainy. Maybe, this is a recipe to have a tet-a-tet date with the Kew Gardens in London.
My own garden requires my attention after our 16-day trip to Europe. That is why I won't comment much but just show some pictures of these gardens. They, obviously, change every month and even every week. This is how I saw them on May 14th, 2013.
I hope you'll enjoy!


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Originally, there was a kitchen garden here which supplied fruit, vegetables and herbs for the royal table.

























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27 comments:

  1. Wow, what beautiful gardens you were able to visit and virtually had it all to yourself. That's great, a blessing really.

    Have a nice weekend ~ FlowerLady

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  2. Ooh! Such an amazing place! Thank you for sharing these pics with us. I'd like to visit there some day.

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    1. It's not very far from you... Do it!

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  3. Love those gardens !

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    1. I think they'll be even more beautiful in summer!

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  4. I was there in 2011, end of April, they had a really early spring so we actually missed what we went for, the spring bulbs, it was such a different picture then. The flowers change but the grandeur of the walls is wonderful. Thanks for letting me relive it.

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    1. I bet it looks different every week!

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  5. Oh I am so jealous...what a magnificent garden to visit anytime!

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  6. Lovely pics Tatyana, how wonderful to be there when there wasn't any people.

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    1. There were some people, but they got spread around.

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  7. Wow Thank You for taking us along on a tour.
    I could sit on any benach there and be in Heaven.
    Nice.

    Linda

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  8. We are going to London for the first time in September, so I was very interested to see these photos. Do you know of other gardens in London that are worth seeing? We are lucky to have a friend who lives near Great Dixter and Sissinghurst so we will visit her and see those two gardens.

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    1. Jason, those are wonderful gardens! I am jealous! I wanted to see Hampton Court, but spent 7 hours at Kew... You have a great trip!!!

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    2. Hi Tatyana
      Your pictures are fantastic. Its a shame about the rain but that is what makes our gardens so green - we have had an exceptionally wet year tho. I live about 20 miles from Kew but havent been there for years. There are so many lovely gardens in this area that we are spoilt for choice.
      Jason - I can recommend Wisley gardens which is close to where I live in Woking. The Chelsea Physic Garden in London is well worth a visit and if you go there you should also visit the Garden Museum which is not far away.During the summer months a lot of private gardens are also open under the Yellow Book Scheme
      Best wishes
      Maureen

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  9. Thank you for the wonderful tour I have only been twice and on each time its poured of rain.

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    1. Twice? How lucky you are! Rains? Ouch!

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  10. WOW! Thank you for the tour. This may be as close as I get to seeing those gardens. LOL! So old, romantic and wonderful to look at.

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    1. Lona, everything is possible! we might read about these gardens in your blog one day!

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  11. Thanks for the tour of this fabulous garden! If we only had a staff, the space, the resources, and years of maturity, our gardens would look very similar, right?

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  12. More, more, more! What a fabulous visual treat, Tatyana. I've never been there but I can sure understand the allure. Thank you for sharing. I'm in awe!

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