Saying farewell is never easy, gardeners regularly welcome seasonal colour and flowers onto their gardens palette. Autumn gives us gardeners the opportunity to say goodbye to cherished plants in triumphant accolades that burn firey glowing embers all autumn long.
As realistic gardeners prepare for the inevitable changes that await us in November, we are presented with an opportunity to appreciate all that has past and all that is to follow.
Like the autumn I’m preparing for change, it’s time to say farewell to a garden that has left an indelible impression on every aspect of my life. I’m stronger, fitter, wiser a better manager, having had the opportunity to develop my skill set, learn how to manage several gardens and offer support to teams of gardeners in several locations and countries.
My next move is a strategic one, I have been fortunate enough to secure a Head Gardener role in a larger garden on a prestigious private estate. My new role gives me the chance to put everything I have learnt over the last 30 years in professional horticulture, into practice.
The following photographs are my tribute to a stunning garden that I have had the pleasure to call home for three glorious and challenging seasons. Enjoy an autumn stroll with me, I love to chat so feel free to connect with me on Gardentags, Facebook or Twitter or better still leave a comment and I will be sure to respond.