A visit to Forde Abbey and gardens.
Very colourful blooms in this corner of the Kitchen Garden.
Rows and rows of vegetables.
I am not sure what this is but I like the two tone colours.
A bee feeding on this borage like flower.
Forde Abbey and house. The original monastery on this site dates from the 12th century.
The house entrance.
The western end of the house.
A nice splash of colour in these borders.
The long pond.
The 160 foot high fountain in the mermaid pond.
In the spray from the fountain I was able to capture a rainbow.
A worms eye view of the flora.
The western aspect of the Abbey.
Bright borders on the path to the cafe area.
Nicely back illuminated Spanish Flag flowers.
A big sky over the Abbey.
One of the several garden sculptures.
Peering over the borders on the mount to the house.
The house and Long Pond.
Stunning colours in this border.
A wooden sculpture outside the house.
The 160 foot high fountain.
The statue of Leda and Zeuss in the mermaid pond.
An abstract conversion of an image of the roof of the Tempietto.
A low down and close up look at the poppies in the flower borders.