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Pilgrimage to Herterton

Northumberland is a magical county. Empty beaches, huge skies, pretty seaside towns and, much to the delight of Ted our rescue mongrel, dogs are allowed on the beaches all year round. 794 more words

Mottistone revisited

Mottistone Gardens consist of 6 acres of formal gardens within the wider 650 acre Mottistone Estate.  The name is taken from a 13 foot iron sandstone Long Stone, a standing stone situated on a ridge above the village, originally known as the Moot Stone. 314 more words

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Two very different garden visits

A Capability Brown landscape updated by Piet Oudolf, Nigel Dunnett and  Tom Stuart-Smith sounds like a garden worth seeing. Put this together with a “Country House Rescue” project and that formed the basis for a trip arranged by the… 654 more words

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Wordless Wednesday 


How can a tiny spiky cactus produce such a beautiful flower. Beauty is not always where you expect to find it.

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Parham House and Garden - Glasshouse

At the beginning of July we bought a season ticket for Parham Garden we only have one more visit and it’s paid for itself, then we can continue to visit for free! 566 more words

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Kew gardens - what a buzz!

To Kew Gardens for my first visit in a while to see the Hive installation by Wolfgang Buttress.  The Hive was commissioned by the UK Government for the Milan 2015 Expo and moved to Kew earlier in the summer.   429 more words

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Passing the Test

As some of you may know, I open my garden each June for the National Gardens Scheme, or NGS, which raises over £3 million every year for charity. 565 more words