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Walk around RHS Wisley


Yesterday was my first visit to RHS Wisley since the CV 19 lock down in March 2020, they have made a lot of changes, most noticeable is the new Hilltop Centre and relocated Trials garden

Here are some of the pictures from yesterday, the route taken was through Heather landscape to Stone Pine Cafe, viewing the Grass garden

Then Glasshouse, then Hilltop via Rose garden, then trial garden via Mixed borders and Cottage garden

Photos taken along the route and have been processed, cropped etc

One of the heathers, there is a large collection at Wisley and this is but one

The sun shining through the grass heads caught my eye for this

The colour of this one shone out in the sunshine, my common name is Straw flower

Stone Pine Cafe in the distance

Then reverse route to the glass house, passing this in there

Through the glass house and out into the South African meadow where these were taken, general view

Some early Autumn colour starting in the distance

After the meadow made our way to Hilltop and just had to capture this combination

Hilltop is a real showstopper, and considering it’s only been opened this year the planting and layout is really worth seeing
These Naked Ladies for instance, which are planted throughout Wisley but seem to be a mass planting in the area around Hilltop

One of two sculptures in the Hilltop area

Behind Hilltop is World food garden and fruit collection
This is part of World food garden

As is this Artichoke

After Hilltop made our way over to Bonsai Walk, where this beauty was seen, forty years old according the the label

Then down to the Mixed borders where this dahlia was among many

Through the Cottage garden, taking this there

then out & up among the roses in the Bowes Lyon Rose garden spotted this dahlia, Firepot

And finally on way out these seed heads near Walled garden silhouetted against the sky

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Lovely blog with some beautiful colour.

27 Sep, 2021


I envy you GD. Looks beautiful.

27 Sep, 2021


Thank you for the tour of Wisley. I have let my RHS membership lapse so have not been for about 4 years. What a lot of changes. Lovely photos. That bonsai tree is stunning.

27 Sep, 2021


I enjoyed my walk with you. thanks you.

27 Sep, 2021


A beautiful collection of very artistic photos - enjoyed these a lot.

27 Sep, 2021


Thanks for posting. Beautiful photos.

28 Sep, 2021


An interesting place, enjoyed the pics. I also edit my photos, they'd be no good otherwise.

28 Sep, 2021


A big thanks from me too, for posting a lovely blog! What a fab set of pics! Lots of beautiful colour too. Those dahlias are absolutely gorgeous!

28 Sep, 2021


Thanks for the wonderful tour of Wisley gardens! 👌 I really enjoyed it! 👍 Reminded me of the blogs I wrote some years ago of the Cambridge Botanical gardens!

17 Oct, 2021

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