Heligan "The Lost Garden", UK

06/09/18

This garden has been a top favorite. The "lost" part of the gardens' title gives it such a mysterious and beautiful storyline. The beginning of the 19th century marked this gardens height but sadly many of the gardeners were called off into WW1. The garden, ancient greenhouses, and old signatures were rediscovered and sparked a passionate team to bring the place back to life. This gardens new perspective and main goal is to tell the story through the eyes of the "ordinary" gardeners instead of through the lords and ladies of the property. We read this story soon after walking through the gardens and I got so inspired by this rejuvenated dream garden. From the photos below, I hoped to capture the newfound life and flora of this beautiful place.