Lea Gardens: just blooming marvellous!


There’s a special Derbyshire garden that bursts into a kaleidoscope of colour
each spring, as Robert Falconer explains in both words and pictures.

THIS YEAR marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of a man who has left a great legacy in Derbyshire. John Smedley is well known for his knitwear business throughout the world, but he has also left us with another legacy in Derbyshire, which is still going strong…