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Let them eat cake at Bonsall Open Gardens

Each summer, many of the villages in Derbyshire open their gardens to the public. It’s a chance to wander around behind the scenes, collect ideas and eat cake! 288 more words


Amsterdam Open Gardens

Looking across the canal towards our apartment – somewhere behind the trees. Two flights of steep stairs but worth it when you get there! The open gardens also included a lot of art, especially sculptures, and sometimes something unexpected: 26 more words

Secrets of the Swiss Garden...in Bedfordshire: How Shuttleworth's garden is maturing a year on from £3.6million restoration.

IT’S a curiosity, that’s for sure. A nine-acre landscaped garden based on a Regency fondness for all things Swiss.

Swiss Garden, between Bedford and Biggleswade, has a ferny grotto, thatched hideaways on handmade hills, a whole load of 150-year-old fake stonework and a meandering stream with precarious humped bridges. 1,010 more words

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NGS Warley Village Open Gardens - 12th July 2015

Gardens Open for Charity

Two gardens in Warley Village will be opening for charity as part of the National Gardens Scheme on Sunday 12th July, 11am to 5pm. 197 more words

Les Journées des Plantes de Courson...à Chantilly

Les Journées des Plantes de Courson is one of France’s largest and longest running flower shows.  Started in 1983 by a handful of passionate gardeners, the twice-yearly event has always been hosted by Helene and Patrice Fustier at their Château de Courson to the south of Paris.   1,332 more words

First garden poem

This poem is composed from different things people said about Fenton House garden last Saturday. There will be more coming soon as lots of the garden’s visitors stopped and talked to me. 126 more words


Open Gardens And A Rethink!

Last Sunday we had a lovely few hours visiting the ‘Desford and Botcheston Open Gardens 2015′.

I love visiting open gardens as you can get so many ideas for your own garden and it doesn’t cost much to look around.  839 more words

Gardening - Tomatoes