Chelsea Physic Garden

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What bliss it would be to overlook the garden! I hadn’t been there for many years and a visit was much overdue despite horrid cold changeable weather. The oldest botanical garden in England after the one at Oxford.

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I ended up buying a red plastic poncho from the little hut in the middle background of the picture. The poncho prevented me from getting drenched.

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This almost looks like the countryside – right in the middle of town. Cow parsley – so evocative of wet walks many years ago.

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Arum lilies evocative of church.

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Wicket fences which make me think of useful projects I’m entirely unlikely ever to do.

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The sky reflected in water

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and again.

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Such green

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and more green!

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And all so assiduously tended.

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