There is something very special about being by water. When looking for our forever home, being close to water was on our ‘must have list’! It was definitely love at first sight when we saw The Chateau and the moat really was the icing on the cake.
The Chateau needed lots of attention and it was a couple of years before we even ventured outside to plant our first trees. We are always finding inspiration and in 2019 we visited the gardens of Giverny to see Monet’s home and studio.
Our whole family loved the water lily pond and it seemed only right to take this inspiration straight to our own moat! That year, we planted 30 lilies rhizomes and could not believe it when, a couple of months later, they gave us week upon week of flowers. We watched the lilies change daily…who knew they only flower when they’ve had three hours of light! Then when the light goes the lilies gently close and go to sleep…isn’t nature fascinating?