Roses in December (nearly)

The visibility outside today is about 10 feet. It’s misty and grey, Winter’s arrived very suddenly, and I just found these photos I took at the Geffrye Museum garden in July. They remind me of sunshine, flowers, and the best garden in London to eat your lunch.

White rose

White and pink roses

Geffrye museum garden with Hoxton station behind

The petals look exactly like beautiful silk fabric

Plants on display

Fruit tree

Orchid close up

Rose heart

Geffrye museum

The garden doesn’t open again until April (it shuts in October) but as soon as it does, I’ll be down there looking for the first signs of spring.

But don’t wait until then to visit the museum, which has 11 rooms showing furniture and objects from different historical eras. At Christmas they deck out each room with the appropriate period decorations and it’s lovely. One of my favourite places in London.


4 thoughts on “Roses in December (nearly)

  1. outofmyshed November 21, 2011 / 5:50 PM

    One of my fave places too. Now yearning for spring.

  2. Nicole November 21, 2011 / 2:41 PM

    LOVE the Geffrye museum. So glad you did a post about it – I’m always worried if more people don’t go, it will disappear.

  3. Karen November 21, 2011 / 10:57 AM

    What a wonderful place – I will definitely visit. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Chuck November 21, 2011 / 8:46 AM

    I’ve never heard of this place and it looks so wonderful. Those flower photos are amazing. I miss summer… x

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