Day 5 - Hunters Marlborough Garden Tour - Garden 4
Posted Dec 29 2008 6:42pm
The next garden seemed a bit longer away, and we seemed to pull up in a vineyard. However a long walk down the drive took us to another amazing house and garden. A Ronald McDonald statue welcomed us which seemed to be out of place, until we heard that the owners of this property owned the McDonalds in Blenheim.
Very sadly, due to ill health, the owners couldn't be there to greet us, but their lovely daughter was, and the gardener as well, who had worked hard in this garden for the past four years. He was able to tell us a lot about it.
The house and garden was almost totally surrounded by a beautiful river. Beautiful big grassy areas, and the home was modern. But the front entrace and drive way had some incredible roses. All colours and varieties. Fortunately by this time, the ky had got quite overcast which gave perfect lighting conditions to photograph them. I only wish I knew the names...