February 6, 2013
NATIONAL TRUST: top spots for SNOWDROPS
As a Snowdrop lover and blogger, I decided to list you the NT top list of gardens promising spectacular displays of snowdrops. Hope you’ll enjoy this virtual visit as much as I do.
Matthew Oates, nature and wildlife expert at National Trust (UK), said:
‘In the garden, the pinnacles of snowdrop leaves provide the very first sign of spring, often appearing around New Year’s Day. The flowers themselves arrive later in pure white glory and, on mild late winter days, are beloved by honey bees. They are best seen in half-light and, of course, amidst the winter snow.’
Anglesey Abbey, Gerdens and Lode Mill, Cambridgeshire;
The Argory Co. Armagh
Attingham Park, Shropshire
Chirk Castle, Wrexham
Dunham Massey, Cheshire
Fountains Abbey and Studeley Royal, Yorkshire
Newark Park, Gloucestershire
Nymans, West Sussex
Enjoy your Spring looking for a Snowdrop Garden!