Sunday, 20 April 2014

Sepia Saturday 224 - gardens

As the weather is awful here today, I have no desire or feeling of guilt that I should be outside working on my own garden, so do actually have some time to dig out a few vintage postcards for this week's Sepia Saturday. Sadly I have no pictures of watering cans, but I do have plenty of gardens.

Vintage postcard of Valley Gardens, Harrogate, Yorkshire
Vintage postcard of Valley Gardens, Harrogate, Yorkshire

Vintage postcard of the Great Palm House, Kew Gardens
Vintage postcard of the Great Palm House, Kew Gardens

Vintage postcard of Canbury Gardens, Kingston-on-Thames
Vintage postcard of Canbury Gardens, Kingston-on-Thames

Vintage postcard of Bishop's Road Gardens, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vintage postcard of Bishop's Road Gardens, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

As usual 100's more vintage postcards can be found on my web site

    

10 comments:

  1. They're all pretty gardens, but the one I'd most wish to walk through is Canbury Gardens, Kingston-on-Thames because of the river & especially the trees. Manicured gardens with lots of flowers are always pretty, but they seldom have tall trees and those are, to me, what makes a true park - lots of trees.

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  2. Kew Gardens and especially the Palm house is my all time favorite place to visit in London. As my sister-in-law lives nearby, we try to see it on every holiday. The palms inside are now touching the glass ceiling too.

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  3. You have such a lovely collection of postcards. Makes me wish I had such a collection. But then again, maybe I have enough collections of stuff ;)

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  4. I'm sure the Palm House is glass, but it looks like a submarine.

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  5. Lovely postcards and the Palm House is quite inviting!

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  6. The Palm House looks like the green house on Belle Isle in Detroit used to look. They probably even had a palm tree in there.

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  7. I loved all the gardens at the estates in Britain. They were amazing. I wish I'd taken the time to go to Kew Gardens.

    I especially like the last card in Cambridgeshire. I love paths in gardens.

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  8. I wonder if there will ever be a theme that you don't have a suitable postcard. Thos formal gardens you have this week are beautiful.

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  9. I'd very much like to visit the Palm House at Kew, too. I think it was featured on one of David Attenborough's documentaries recently.

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