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Blown away (again) on the Sussex Prairie

Back in July I visited Sussex Prairie Garden in West Sussex for the first time and was blown away by the scale and vision of a garden only five years old. 267 more words

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Symmetry, what could possibly go wrong?

We all learn in lots of different ways, some of us learn by rote, observation or books. Sometimes we even learn from our mistakes but far less painful is to learn from the perceived mistakes of others. 581 more words

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Powis Castle and Garden

A decade ago, when I was doing a gardening correspondence course, I chose to write about the gardens of Powis Castle, which is perched high on a narrow ridge near Welshpool in Mid Wales. 1,547 more words

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