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Kew Gardens Christmas lights

Christmas Lights at Kew Gardens: A Magical Night time Journey

  Most of us don’t venture out into the garden at night.  Its too dark, too cold and not much to see.  Taking a tour around a large botanical garden, lit with over 60,000 lights of all colours, shapes and sizes is a completely different experience and well worth the effort to venture out on […]

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Enchanted Woodland garden Syon Park

Magical Nightime Garden – Syon Park

  We have just made a repeat trip to the Enchanted Woodland Garden at Syon Park, West London.  We first visited this time last year and yet again it was a magical, enchanting and inspiring experience. The gardens are lit, spotlighted and hung with decorations.  The organisers use the effect of changing colour, twinkling lights, […]

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Painted pots and painted stones


Three years ago it had been snowing in London.  I know that because I mentioned it in my very first, rather short, post on Out2playinthegarden.  Well it has been a great three years.  Happy birthday Out2playinthegarden. I have had so much pleasure in blogging about playing outside and gardening with my son and family.  The […]

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Enchanted Woodland

Enchanted Woodland: A Garden At Night

What a treat.  A night time walk in an enchanted garden, full of light, shadow, glimpses of majestic trees and other delights.  I couldn’t think of anything that could be more charming. After dressing for the Arctic, we were stuck in London Friday night traffic for 50 minutes on our way there and my 7 […]

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