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In a Vase on Monday: tulip mania

I fear I am having my own tulip mania thanks to my trip to Keukenhof last week.

It was my first visit and I was completely blown away by the beauty of the bulbs. 273 more words

In A Vase On Monday

Spring opening at Ulting Wick!

Its hard to believe its been a year since I saw Ulting Wick in the flesh for the first time, having admired it in many garden publications in the past. 2,077 more words

The Great Dixter Spring Plant Fair

On Saturday (7th April 2018), I went to the first day of the Great Dixter plant fair.

There are three things you can do at a plant fair (well, apart from feeling good about supporting small, local businesses): 1,182 more words

Garden Visits

Monk's House in April - Leonard Wolf's garden

As with my visit to Sissinghurst a few days earlier, this is another garden much more famously associated with the name of the wife. But in this case, it’s far more because of Virginia Wolf’s fame as a writer than a split in gardening roles. 690 more words

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West Dean Gardens Victorian Glasshouses

It is a pretty good bet that anyone visiting West Dean Gardens, near Chichester, will make for the Victorian Glasshouses no matter whether this is their first or one of many visits. 517 more words

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Sissinghurst in March - Harold Nicholson's garden in the rain

If you are shouting “but, but, but, it’s Vita Sackville-West’s garden”, then trust me, this isn’t some misogynistic title.

Instead, it’s to do with what was happening in the garden on Good Friday, and which of the famous couple did what. 676 more words

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A visit to Canterbury Cathedrals NGS Gardens

One fine day in May I set off for a truly wonderful set of NGS gardens I hadn’t seen in about 2 years. I last visited when I lived relatively locally and I remember the day was freezing. 1,726 more words