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Ryton Organic Gardens Re-visited

Autumn has been very fickle in these parts for the past couple of weeks. On Monday, storm Angus blew in and brought torrential rain and winds. 222 more words

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Ryton Organic Gardens

Today, as on most Friday mornings, I was at Ryton Organic Gardens for my RHS Level 2 Practical Horticulture classes.

It has a heritage vegetable collection, sensory garden, examples of practices such as growing green manure, organic weed management and cropping systems, and much more. 31 more words

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Plant Hunters' Fairs 2017

I have received this list from Janet & Martin Blow, organisers of the Plant Hunters’ Fairs. Unfortunately for us, most of them take place in the Northwest or West Midlands, but I thought you might like them to refer to when planning your holidays or a day out. 6,614 more words


Visit to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart.

I recently visited the Tasmanian port of Hobart. This beautiful southern city is home to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, situated on the western banks of the Derwent River. 162 more words


Bunchberry Sightings

On a moist spring day in June, I spotted my first bunchberry.  It was blooming in the dappled shade, beside an old stump in Strathcona Park. 298 more words

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Jardines de Alfabia

So the Golf Captaincy has come to an end and all that’s left now is hosting the thank you dinner for 14 next Friday.  Not quite sure why we’re doing the thanking, but hey, what do I know? 442 more words

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Autumn days at Sissinghurst

Hello, poor neglected blog! I’ve thought of you a lot over these past few months and yet never found the time / energy to pop in and say hi… 459 more words

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