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Happy New Year! AGM and the Year Ahead.


With the days getting longer, Spring doesn’t seem that far away. The signs are already there  in the countryside and our gardens. Snowdrops, cyclamen, Hamamelis all brightening up the days when the sun doesn’t shine. 396 more words

Hidcote Manor Garden Doors

We visited Hidcote Manor Garden in the Cotswolds in September 2016. The large garden is divided into distinct rooms and you may recall that I wrote about the… 209 more words

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An unexpected formal garden

We have been travelling in Myanmar and a little bit of Thailand. When we left home I thought there would be plenty of interesting gardens to photograph and write about. 485 more words

Garden Visits

Gardens of Rememberance

We have been travelling in Myanmar (previously known as Burma) and Thailand for the pass three weeks. Our itinerary included visits to some of the  1,446 more words

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Come stay at La Forge, my French country home between Bordeaux and St Emilion, meet my French gardening friends,  visit their wonderful gardens, and participate in passionate conversations about the “sometimes” remarkable results of “digging in the dirt.” Gardens is the theme of the week but the most important part of your six-day stay in our southwest region is meeting the French and getting an insider’s view of French life, both in the country and in the lovely city of Bordeaux. 640 more words

Edinburgh Botanic Gardens

Last weekend I visited Edinburgh and one of the sights I saw was the Botanic Gardens. Admittedly December wasn’t the best time to get the most out of a visit there but I didn’t want to miss the opportunity while I was in the city, and there was plenty to see in the glass houses. 11 more words

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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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