I have met the designers of the Olympic Gardens at Palmstead Workshops.
It was therefore my aim to see their work.
This week I did just that.
Temperatures were high and it was hard to keep cool.
However ,the effort was worth it.
The borders along the river were a mixture of grasses and perennials.
They are still looking beautiful.
Elsewhere the designs were varied.
Rich colours are very much the idea.
Some borders are made of soft grasses and purple plants.
A good contrast.
Visitors told me they often bring their grandchildren to see the display.
A good sign for the future.
This is the biggest new park in the country.
Yes it is a shame there are no others in the north.
However, it is worth making the effort to see such a super