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'Tijou' Gates May 2015

  Here’s some updated photos of the finished gates at Petworth House.

Conservation and Restoration work was completed on the gates in Summer of 2013. I like to keep an eye on all our Conservation projects, so periodically I revisit each one of them, check them over and take some photos to add to the record.

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The joys of spring

It’s been a productive few days in the garden. The same can’t be said for indoors, though – there’s a huge pile of laundry, the food stocks are low (voracious children eating EVERYTHING), paperwork to deal with. 464 more words

Absence makes the plants grow faster

Next to sunshine and warmth, the best thing to help a growing garden along its way is not to constantly watch it, or so I’ve found in the past few weeks as I’ve dashed straight from Derbyshire to Portugal to Cumbria with barely a second to draw breath or do any laundry. 1,194 more words


The other side of being an artist

This is the time of year for a botanical artist, in the UK,  when there are the most exhibitions and opportunities to promote ones work. You only need to see the list of dates and places on my ‘Exhibitions’ page to see all the occasions for which I need to prepare my work. 442 more words

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