06 February 2021

The only place anything was happening around here in January was in the sky.              

Cambo Garden 009Should you ever find yourself in the Kingdom of Fife, particularly if you are not far from the picturesque town of St Andrews (the'home of golf'), then I can highly recommend a visit to Cambo Walled Garden (if you like gardens, that is, and don't hate flowers).

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Info from the Cambo Garden website informs us thus:

Cambo House and Estate lies on the east coast of Fife, 7 miles south of St Andrews. The present day estate, which has been in the Erskine family for over 300 years, dates from the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

The Estate is included in ‘An Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland’ as an important example of a picturesque, model estate. The buildings within the landscape include the stables, carriage house, coach house, mausoleum, walled garden, dovecote, lodges and 2 model farms, listed by Historic Environment Scotland.

I am a huge fan of 'Angels' Fishing Rods' (Dierama sp.). I don't think I have ever seen so many and in such a variety in one garden. Gold star.


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