We’re stopping for a few nights in my old childhood haunt of Torquay now. Where I spent many a six week holiday growing up. The council have done a fantastic job of planting up the municipal borders with stunning wildflowers of every colour. We even spot a lil buzzy bee waving its fuzzy behind around.

Ventnor botanical Gardens

We’re discovering something new this time! With a trip to Ventnor Botanical Gardens. A trip around the varied flora of the globe without leaving the Isle of Wight! Being south-facing, and so close to the sea, frost rarely settles in the Ventnor Botanic Gardens, so they can grow a plethora of exotic plants year roundContinue reading “Ventnor botanical Gardens”

Awesome Orchids

As well as a wealth of stunning architecture Singapore also has a fantastic green heart full of exotic, beautiful orchids. The National Orchid Garden showcases over 1000 species and 2000 hybrids of orchids in a wide range of colours and patterns. The gardens started an orchid breeding programme in 1928 and the results of theseContinue reading “Awesome Orchids”