Mark’s Wildflower Meadow at St Ethelwolds House

Mark's Wildflower Meadow
St Ethelwolds’ House and garden, in East St Helen Street, is a place of sanctuary and quiet, and the wildflower meadow, at the far end, was sown in memory of Mark Wood (1969 – 2013), a passionate lover of nature.
Mark's Wildflower Meadow
The mill stream, cut by monks of Abingdon Abbey, flows just beyond the wildflower garden and soon rejoins the River Thames. St Ethelwold was the Abbot from 954-963, and reformed Abingdon Abbey as a Benedictine order, before becoming Archbishop of Winchester.

I did see PPJS’s comment on yesterday’s post about celebrating St Ethelwold’s feast day at the start of August and, rather than party, have videoed a few quiet moments at Mark’s Wildflower Meadow …

2 thoughts on “Mark’s Wildflower Meadow at St Ethelwolds House

  1. Mrs Jill Gant

    Thank you so very much for taking and posting these wonderful pictures of Mark’s Wildflower Meadow.
    I am Mark’s mother and I deeply appreciate having these pictures to look at.


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