Month: June 2019

Alliums and Rhinos

The Cotswold Wildlife Park – A celebration of the gardens. A book by Harriet Hycroft with Tim Miles. Alliums and Rhinos, Oaks and Giraffes. Great combination plantings don’t you think? The humble onion family and some of the most endangered animals? Both may make you tearful in one way or another. Well, welcome to The Cotswold Wildlife Park, near Burford, where you will find the most beautiful mix of wild and formal. Where Safari meets Sissinghurst, Madagascar meets The Manor House and the Lemurs meet the Lawns.   This weekend just gone, I was very lucky to be invited to visit the wildlife park by kind invitation of Harriet Rycroft who is a whizz at all things container related. Not only does she have a fountain of knowledge in this area, she also takes some cracking photographs and has just published her first book with Tim Miles. It’s full of great imagery and describes all the details of the gardens within the park. The gardens are incredible and are as equally just as important as …