As we turn the calendar page to a new year, we are reminded that the new garden season is not too far away. It is true, there is still time to worry about possible strong winds or colder weather, but as the bulbs start pushing through the soil with early camellias and shrubs flowering here … Continue reading Gardening is the answer
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Some winter sun hitting the palm bed Trachycarpus martinianus we do like our palms! (left-right) Butia , Parajubea & Brahea One of our favourites to see flower! Eucryphia in full bloom Late but never fails to impress. A bumper year for our citrus trees crop! sprucing up a large boulder wall by the koi pond … Continue reading 2020 – A YEAR UNLIKE NO OTHER
Due to the Coronavirus and out of respect for the social distancing measures in place, Lamorran House Gardens has been closed so far this year. We will be reopening on the 8th July - visitors are asked to contact us to book a day and time for your visit. PLEASE EMAIL US with the following … Continue reading Garden reopening July
Our weather is finally turning warmer, the sun is shining, and the birds are singing their sweet songs. The garden is really starting to liven up with the fresh spring air, which is why it is so frustrating to be cooped up inside right now just when things are getting exciting. For many, staying at home has left us yearning for nature through our windows and digital screens. So, I thought I could bring the gardens to you! For anyone seeking … Continue reading Highlights of Lamorran
We are well into February and romance is all around. Valentine’s Day is upon us and the cold nights are perfect for cosy evenings in cuddling up with loved ones. Instead of spending your hard earned money on overpriced chocolates, why not give your amore a plant for a present this year? This gift will certainly last a lot longer than any bar of dairy milk (which if you’re anything like me, appears to vanish just as soon as it is opened) and it promises to brighten up their garden for years to come! If this concept has piqued your interest and you’re curious for ideas for that special someone in your life, then continue reading this (slightly soppy) blog post for a few great examples from here at Lamorran Gardens.
It’s the end of the year and you could hardly tell here at Lamorran Gardens. You may wonder, how that could possibly be true? All around the country right now deciduous trees have shed their autumn colours, their leaves scattered to the winds, and the skyline a series of empty branches which cold air breezes … Continue reading December at Lamorran
This autumn we’ve had our fair share of rainy days here at Lamorran, which makes those clear sunny skies even more welcome! So on these rare dry days of opportunity, I had decided to go out and capture some of the best bits the garden has to offer. Just because winter is almost here doesn’t … Continue reading November at Lamorran
It’s both sad and exciting to say goodbye to summer, but hello to the gorgeous autumn colours that now grace the tree tops. With the cold weather coming in it’s time to take good care of the garden in preparation for winter. And that means bringing in those tenders, propagating your favourites, and a good … Continue reading October at Lamorran
Another summer season has passed, the cold winds are arising, and the autumn colours are settling in on the leaves. There is no need to despair though, in fact as I sit here on the terrace, in respectful admiration of the (horrendously rainy) weather, I can’t help but think this is the perfect time to … Continue reading Thank you to visitors!
Welcome to a virtual tour of Lamorran Gardens! Time has flown by this year, our springtime pink, Azalea flowers have given way to bright, blue Hydrangea mop heads. Soon in the coming weeks, the garden will start to feature autumnal colours of rich reds and earthy tones provided by elegant Acer trees as the weather … Continue reading A Tour of Lamorran