Hidden Northumberland: Wallington Crocuses

A carpet of crocuses

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Since the start of March, Wallington’s Walled Garden has featured a lot on social media groups that I follow. (One has to have sources of inspiration.) At the weekend, the family and I went up to Wallington to have a look at the crocuses that have been so widely talked about. TheĀ rumour is that the former head gardener planted the crocuses before his departure last year. Whether there is any truth in this I don’t know. However, the crocus lawn has never been there in all the years I have been visiting Wallington (including last year). It is simple but stunning!

Wallington Hall and its grounds are a National Trust property. There is too much of WallingtonĀ to cover in one post. I aim to do a series of posts about it in the future.

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Just a little disappointing that it was a grey day and the crocuses were closed up! (Beggars can’t be choosers!)

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