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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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Specialist gardens, Roundhay Park

Back in July I visited Leeds and took the chance to have a look at the speciality gardens in Roundhay Park. First up was the Alhambra garden, inspired by the famous Spanish fortress. 211 more words

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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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