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West Dean - autumnal dream

Having described (at some length!) Keith Wiley’s inspiring talk in yesterday’s post, one thing I didn’t disclose was where the talk took place, and the answer is wonderful… 140 more words

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Classy Cliveden

Friday saw us at Cliveden in Buckinghamshire on our way to a weekend away.  The current house was built in 1851, the third on the site set high above the River Thames at Taplow. 453 more words

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Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

At the end of July we visited Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, just before we went to Abbotsbury Swannery, in a village near Weymouth in Dorset. Here 611 more words

Broughton Grange - late summer loveliness.

A return trip, this week, to Broughton Grange near Banbury Oxfordshire.
I first visited this garden three or four years ago on a busy Sunday NGS open day. 499 more words

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Another walled garden: Hanbury Hall

I’m a bit of a walled garden obsessive. I have the DVD box set of the Victorian Kitchen Garden and I drag my family around walled gardens up and down the country. 308 more words

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Harmony and disharmony

One advantage of having a musical daughter is that her concerts give us the perfect excuse to leave the island.  And so it was on Friday.   484 more words

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