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Helen Dillon - Garden Tour

At the end of July myself and Mam went on a fantastic garden tour arranged by Frances from the Bay Gardens in conjunction with Springmount Garden Centre. 320 more words

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New England round up

Whilst I was away, I still enjoyed keeping up with my various blogging friends, and was much entertained by Chloris’ Taste in flowers post on 21st July, where amongst other species, she named certain ‘over-hybridised and vulgar’ Hemerocallis amongst her dislikes. 394 more words

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(New) England summer

Years ago I holidayed in New England, pregnant with the son who turned eighteen last New Year’s Eve, an event which in part triggered the… 343 more words

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Mount Usher in June

In June, I visited these gardens with my very best friend for the first time. I was amazed! So much so that a week later I had Mam back up with me. 377 more words

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Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, Maryland

The gardening world is firmly divided over the question of topiary. Should you prune a tree or shrub into a shape to resemble another object or shape, or should you leave the pruning shears safely in the shed? 328 more words

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Blown away on the (Sussex) Prairie

It’s not often I’m blown away by a garden.  Not that there aren’t many favourites out there, but often they’re ‘interesting’, ‘well maintained’ and ‘attractive’, which is good, but just not stop-you-in-your-tracks different and fabulous.   197 more words

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