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A Welsh Garden Visit


By neellan


My local Garden Club arranged a visit this week to a NGS listed garden in Denbighshire – Wylan Llangynhafal.
It was a bright but breezy evening on Monday when 20 keen gardeners arrived at our beautiful destination, we were greeted with the invitation to wander at will around the garden then refreshments would be served in the house we eagerly set out to investigate the garden…….

A magnificent Monkey Puzzle tree at the entrance

The rear garden with mountain view providing a backdrop for the Pergola covered in Clematis Montana and Wisteria about to burst into blossom.

Clematis Montana clad Pergola

Alpines flanking either side of the steps leading to the upper garden from……..

the charming seating area

Berberis and shrubs in the raised bed

Pink Rhododendron buds

Pulsatilla Vulgaris – the Pasque flower in all it’s glory.

After our breezy wanderings we were welcomed indoors for scrumptious refreshments and lots of gardening chat in the comfort of Mr and Mrs Perkins’ home.
Over the years they have transformed a field into this lovely garden with it’s stunning views to the mountains on all sides.

Wylan is open by arrangement only.

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Lucky you! What a treat to get a special view of a beautiful garden

13 May, 2015


What a lovely garden,Neellan,and a lovely evening to be able to wander around at leisure,with your gardening club friends...your photo's are beautiful,and you have captured everything so well..The goodies afterwards would be very welcome,no doubt! Lol..thank you for sharing :o) x

13 May, 2015


Thank you Pam it was indeed a treat - a hidden gem of a garden with superb Mountain views to front and rear an idyllic spot :o)

Thank you Bloomer A most enjoyable evening garden visit, we all really appreciated the amount of work involved in keeping it looking so immaculate - a credit to them both glad you enjoyed it too :o)

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13 May, 2015


Thank you for the tour, it looks an idyllic spot. And who would have thought of making a triangular pond??

13 May, 2015


Thank you Steragram for enjoying the tour, it really is a beautiful spot, unusual pond shape but very pretty with golden conifers at each point :o)

Thank you for liking Drc :o)

13 May, 2015


It's beautiful. I'm glad you had a nice day :o)

13 May, 2015


Lovely plants - I especially like that pulsatilla vulgaris - I have a little one in a pot but it is not in flower yet - and the Montana is really colourful - thanks for sharing - Jane

14 May, 2015


Thank you Hywel it was a delightful visit :o)

Thank you Jane I hope your Pulsatilla grows really well for you :o)

Thank you for liking Snoopdog :o)

14 May, 2015


What a lovely garden, such soft pretty planting. I really like that as well as the topiary shapes. Glad you all had a good visit and enjoyed the refreshments too.

14 May, 2015


Thank you Gee I agree - at every turn there was something nice to admire, a most enjoyable evening :o)

14 May, 2015

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