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
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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
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