Harlow Carr is the Royal Horticultural Society’s garden near Harrogate in North Yorkshire. We joined last Spring, and have enjoyed more than our membership’s worth during the course of last year and look forward to continuing in that vein this year. It is, not surprisingly, a very photogenic place, and we’re discovering that that holds true in every season. I have a notion then (note the word notion which is not the same as “resolution”!) to return monthly, camera in hand, and to try to chart the passage of a year in the life of the garden.
January seemed to be about shapes and textures rather than colours, though the brilliance of a bank of Dogwood (Cornus) caught by the low winter sun was quite stunning. The gallery follows …….