Updated Wallpapers for 2012
Gardens-to-Go have selected a few of the many photographs on this site for you to use as Wallpaper on your PC. The images have been selected from my gardens portfolio for their quality and variety, to provide you with backgrounds that will welcome you to your computer every time that you turn it on.
Simply click on the image that you prefer and you will be taken to a screen containing two full size images, the first at a resolution of 1024 x 768 and another at a resolution of 800 x 600. Wait until the images have fully loaded then right-click on the image at the preferred resolution and select "set as Background". Alternatively selected images can be downloaded onto your hard disc for you to choose varying wallpapers as required.
If you are not sure of your screen resolution, right click on your desktop, select properties from the drop down menu and click on the Display Properties / Settings tab, where you will see your screen resolution setting displayed. If your screen resolution is set higher than those provided then just select stretch in the Display Properties / Desktop tab.
For those of you with the Windows 7 operating system, I have included a Desktop Theme which incorporates these pictures as a slideshow and can be downloaded below.
More information relating to the locations displayed in the Wallpaper images below can be found on other pages in this website.
|Eltham Palace Gardens. The Courtauld's were keen horticulturists and new areas were laid out including lawns, a mixed border, a sunken rose garden, a spring bulb meadow, a rock garden and woodland garden. A Newly planted 120m long mixed border opened summer 2000, as can be seen here this is now maturing nicely.||Charming Emmetts Garden is an Edwardian estate that was owned by Frederic Lubbock, and was a plantsman's passion and a much-loved family home. It is regularly being improved including a new rockery and much extended spring planting, including these tulips.|
|Great Dixter the late Christopher Lloyd's garden in East Sussex is an example of cottage gardening on a large scale. The Manor of Dixter is first noted in 1220 and structural additions were made again in 1464. In 1910 the English architect Edwin Lutyens restored and extended Great Dixter and, with the owner Nathaniel Lloyd, designed the gardens.||Expertly planted in the early 1990s, Merriments Gardens have matured into a stunning display of colour, textures and fragrance. Not as large as other gardens in Sussex, what they lack in size, they make up for in beauty.|
|Pashley Manor is a quintessential English garden located on the Sussex and Kent border in the heart of South East Englands garden country. Pashley offers a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, imaginative plantings and fine old trees, fountains, springs and large ponds.||Sissinghursts beautiful garden was first laid out by novelist Vita Sackville-West and her diplomat husband Harold Nicolson in the 1930s. The gardens surround the remains of an Elizabethan mansion. Though the place of passionate affairs and weekend parties, Sissinghurst Castle was also the backdrop to a loving family home.|
|Titsey Place Garden´s upper terrace is the perfect place to enjoy the long views across the Darent Valley, which extends to the beginnings of the South Downs. The box link beds were planted over 150 years ago. The fountain at the centre of the lower terrace is a copy of one found in the Cloisters at Eton College.||The flagship garden of the RHS, Wisley captures the imagination with richly planted borders, luscious rose gardens and the state-of-the-art Glasshouse. Gifted to the Society in 1903, Wisley has evolved over time into a world-class garden.|
Gardens-to-Go DesktopTheme Shortcut
|On the Left you will find a shortcut to download a
Windows 7 Theme for Gardens-to-Go, which incorporates a slideshow of the
Just double click on the downloaded file to install and set to stretch mode.