Welcome to this ‘February’ article, the second in a series of posts which aim to review, through photographs, twelve months of activity in and around the diverse landscape of Compton Verney. It’s a historic landscape that has seen much change, from the shaping of the areas as new plants establish to the visual delight gained from one of a number of artistic interactions.
There are huge changes in the atmosphere from the busiest of open days to quiet days when just bird song can be heard. Either way, visually the landscape changes minute by minute and it’s wonderful to be there to experience it – and on occasion capture an image or two.
Links to other months will be added at the bottom of the page, but for now, I hope you enjoy ‘February – The landscape at Compton Verney’ :
With but two permanent grounds staff, achievements would be fairly limited was it not for the considerable help from our volunteers. in this image we’re all touring the grounds to examine some elements of our HLF project.
One last image to complete the February set, a late afternoon snap after a turfing session near the arch. The really colourful sunsets can slip away so quickly, and often before I can finish a task and start up the camera! I’ll never stop trying to capture that special image!
February 2014 was certainly busier than usual, but very enjoyable nonetheless, I wonder what we’ll be up to next February?!
Regards, Gary Webb, Head of Landscape & Garden at Compton Verney.