Last weekend we went to Geat Dixter for a fascinating day with Diana Guy talking about hellebores. It was thoroughly enjoyable as well as instructive. The education centre at Dixter is just lovely, and we were joined for the day by a few of the students who are living there while learning more about horticulture. We were greeted with coffee and some partcularly delicious brownies and lemon drizzle cake, lunch mid day was yummy soup, home baked rolls and cheese.
The talk was fascinating, covering a great range of information about hellebores - one of my favourite flowers. The weather was delightful and after we'd had our fill of information, supported by lots of lovely slides and some real hellebore flowers guaranteed to get us addicted, we were allowed to wander the gardens to our hearts content. Well, maybe not entirely to our hearts content because that would result in permanent residence!
millle fleurs tapestries of old
We are so lucky to live close to this wonderful place.
Today I'm off to learn about machine embroidery!