The Gardens and the Vines

Thank you for your comments on the 'Manners.' I'm glad you enjoyed them.  For my part I am ensuring they are closely observed at home.

Back to Hampton Court Palace and today I am showing you the gardens.  I wanted to give you a few days to digest the 'Manners'!  I assume are now ready for the pretty pictures.

When I saw the gardens I was whisked to Versailles.  Flat open landscape and fountains.




The Wisteria was in full bloom






The trees (Yew I think) are shaped like toadstools. I don't know the significance.



Spring blooms, tulips. 





Hampton Court homes the largest vine in the world. It dates to 1768 and is still bearing fruit. 









6 comments:

  1. Lovely pictures, thanks for another tour.

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  2. thanks, love gardens, no one does them better than the English!

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  3. Last time I was at Hampton Court I was just 18 years old! Remember the lovely gardens and the maze.

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  4. Always think of the indoor tennis courts at Hampton Court and imagine King Henry trying to play!

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  5. Love flowers and gardens... love your tour!

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