Coton Manor Gardens, Northamptonshire. 13/07/2019

I know I’ve taken you here before but it was a couple of years ago and much earlier in the year so I hope you enjoy today’s trip.  We met Liam and Liz at Market Harborough for coffee and a wander round the shops before driving to Coton, about 20 minutes away. After a delicious lunch of lasagne, sitting outside in the courtyard under a huge ash tree, we started our tour of the gardens.

Cleome….there were many of these round the garden in different colours. Such a pretty flower but VERY prickly stems.

This Liriodendron was multi stemmed and very tall.

At the end of the garden walk lies the nursery and you will be proud of me because I didn’t give way to temptation!  However……where we sat under the tree having tea and cake, the whole area is surrounded by plants for sale…..yep, I succumbed and bought a dark red flowered eupatorium and a green/gold variegated comfrey. It would have been rude not to…….wouldn’t it?

I hope you enjoyed the flowers, chickens, ducks and flamingos, we did.

6 Responses

  1. Hello Cilla :-) What a fab place it looks – some weird and wonderful flowers, that’s for sure! Loved the flamingos and other wildlife. Did you climb or come down those watery steps? :lol: Sneaky that, making people salivate for plants while eating cake and drinking tea :lol:

  2. gertie says:

    Thank you Cilla … lovely trip out :good: and I seem to remember the watery steps :good: :rose:

  3. Tubs says:

    Thank you for the trip nearly as good as being there. That is one thing I miss trips to gardens. The blue daisy has given me thought for the question I just asked would fill the autumn gap. Like the idea of the apples at that height

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