May 292015
 
Bradford-on-Avon

Bradford-on-Avon

I know I’ve talked about Bradford on Avon several times before, but I’m about to do it again. We had a wander around there last weekend, and the two rows of houses above the Newtown area, Tory and Middle Rank, were looking as gorgeous as ever. Their main gardens are across the footpath, but most houses have planting outside too. Everything seemed way ahead of my own garden, presumably because the houses face south and are in a sheltered spot. Christian’s garden there is tiny, but for a small moment I could see us living there, instead of at my house, enjoying the pleasant lack of wind. But what would we do without any gardening to do? I’m not sure I can imagine it…

It’s the Bradford on Avon Secret Gardens Festival on Sunday, and it is well worth a visit – there are clearly many green-fingered types in the town. I’m not sure if any gardens in Tory or Middle Rank are taking part, but you’ll see plenty if you just wander up there – and the view is spectacular, too.

BOA-Iris

  3 Responses to “Bradford on Avon”

  1. Lovely! Thanks for sharing. I just browsed your other entries on Bradford and there are some very beautiful gardens. Vermont has turned green at last, but I still enjoy seeing other gardens for variety and for inspiration.

  2. Lovely buildings and lovely flowers!

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