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The Great Broad Walk Borders, Kew Gardens, London, UK

It is just breathtaking to stand at the beginning of a wide path and look as far as the eye can see, and beyond, at 320 metres of herbaceous border – a Great Broad Walk indeed. 599 more words

Seasonal Plants

Ten horticultural highlights: Weekend in York and Harrogate

This morning I woke up inspired. 

Inspired by a thousand treasures I found during my long weekend in York and Harrogate. Inspired by the return of the warmer air and the sunshine on my skin yesterday for the first time in what feels like weeks. 1,617 more words

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Trials in 2017 at Parham Gardens nr Pulborough

I regularly follow Parham Gardens and head gardener Tom Brown @HeadGardenerTom on Twitter, so when not visiting the garden I manage to keep abreast of what they are doing. 778 more words

Garden Visits

Garden Visits & Great Performers

Rebecca and I visited Robin Lensi’s garden a few weeks ago. It was quite a treat–Robin has created an incredible oasis in record time. If you missed her open garden, you can read about her garden transformation on her… 58 more words

Spetchley Park Gardens

When you have had an interest in gardens all your life it comes as a surprise when you discover a little gem of a garden that you did not know. 1,073 more words


Swamp to Sanctuary

” Hi , it’s Mike, Content Editor, from Granada TV. Is there any chance we could film you live tonight for the local news?” I had an immediate frisson of misgiving- what had I done wrong that i was going to be on the local news!!!!! 792 more words

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Plants for Problem Places; Garden opening; August Member's Social; Monthly Tips

Jenny Matthews – Plants for Problem Places

Jenny Matthews from Moorland Cottage Plants gave us a very useful and interesting talk on plants for problem places at our July meeting, illustrating it with actual plants rather than photos. 1,181 more words