Dear Mummy, it’s a beautiful June weekend and we returned to our favourite National Trust property Mottisfont. Every year we make our annual pilgrimage to visit this estate in the heart of Hampshire. It’s known for having a beautiful walled garden full of heritage roses. Unlike modern species, old-fashioned roses tend to flower just once … More World Famous Roses at Mottisfont, National Trust
The roses are out in our garden. Beautiful velvet petals and deep smelling flowers. We are lucky to have them grace the house by our front door and get waves of fragrance everyday. Do you like roses? If you like these photos please pop over to our Instagram feed @dear_mummy to see more piccys and … More Silent Sunday 21.05.17
Dear mummy, every year we make our annual pilgrimage to Mottisfont, Hampshire to see their wonderful rose gardens. We’ve been visiting for years since I was a baby. My mummy has loved watching me grow, just like the gardens at this National Trust property. Mottisfont is near Romsey in Hampshire. It’s an 18th-century home with a … More Watching me grow at Mottisfont, National Trust
Dear mummy, the weather has been glorious recently and we’ve taken full advantage of it spending every hour of sunlight in our garden. It was like a jungle when we first stepped foot outside last week. After weeding, mowing the lawn and raking the leaves we turned our attention to the lack of plants. We have … More Wiggly worms and slimy slugs
Dear Mummy, every year for the past 3 years you’ve been taking me to see the roses at Mottisfont in Romsey, Hampshire. It’s an 18th-century home with a medieval priory owned by The National Trust and we’ve had many adventures here. Every year in June, Mottisfont host an internationally renowned heritage collection of 19th century roses which draws crowds in from … More Roses in Bloom
Budding gardeners! Dear Mummy, a couple of weeks back we planted some seeds in pots and have been watching their progress everyday since…and we’re amazed at the results so far. See my mummy is a plant killer. She’s not green fingered at all! So imagine our delight as these little seedlings started to sprout in … More Budding gardeners!
Mottisfont comes up smelling of Roses again! Every year Mottisfont host an internationally renowned heritage collection of 19th century roses which draws crowds in from far and wide. They flower just once a year in June so I made sure mummy booked some time in the calendar for us to see this unrivalled show. Acclaimed … More Mottisfont comes up smelling of Roses again!
Friday Sunshine at Mottisfont. Friday, May 16th. 2014. Dear mummy, not only is Mottisfont hosting the ‘Gardens of Delight’ art exhibition in the house, their gardens are an absolute delight at this time of year! We’ve popped down a little earlier in the season than usual, as the weather has been so nice recently. Eagerly … More Friday Sunshine at Mottisfont
Meanwhile……down on the farm….. Friday, March 14, 2014. Dear mummy, I have my farmyard animal Boden dress on and I am raring to go! It’s late Friday afternoon and we head to our local National Trust haunt The Vyne. We’ve only got a couple of hours to spare before I go to grandma’s house, so … More Meanwhile….down on the farm….