On Saturday 31 July, a group of us gathered together to go on a coach trip to visit Beth Chatto’s gardens just outside Colchester. After weeks of dry and fine weather it was dull and drizzling with rain and by the time we reached the M11 an hour later it was really raining!
However, once we arrived at the Garden, the sun was making an effort to shine and after lunch in the cafe we set off to admire Beth’s extensive and varied garden. It was very peaceful and easy to while away a couple of hours before going to the Plant Nursery where there were hundreds of different plants available to buy. I think nearly everyone on the trip returned home with a plant or two (or more!) as the luggage compartment of the coach was full of plants! I just wish my garden was more like Beth’s ………!