Larachmhor Gardens

Bathing in late afternoon April light, Larachmhor Gardens emits a glow and vibe more likely absorbed whilst kicking back with a cold beer in the foothills of a island in the Lesser Antilles. 

Located on the coastline of the Sound of Arisaig in the Lochaber district of Scotland's highlands, the gardens offer an extremely diverse selection of exotic plants, which have been planted for over a 28 acres for nearly 90 years. The result is a densely rich antithesis to Kew Gardens, loaded with genuine curiosity and marvel. 

Update on April 28th I've just received precise information about the palm featured from the amazingly authoritative *gate keeper* of Larachmhor Gardens, Ian Sinclair. In his words...

..."Trachycarpus fortunei, the Chinese windmill palm, windmill palm or Chusan palm, is a palm native to central China, southern Japan, south to northern Burma and northern India, growing at altitudes of 100โ€“2,400m...