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Birkdale’s green-fingered fundraisers open up gardens for charity (28th May)

A group of keen gardeners in Birkdale will be opening up their homes next week to raise vital funds for national cancer charities.

The flora-loving fundraisers will be taking part in the 90th anniversary celebrations of the National Garden Scheme on Sunday, May 28 – as well as marking the tenth year that Birkdale has taken part in the event. 126 more words

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'it is the season now to go...

about the country high and low, among the lilacs hand in hand, and two by two in fairy land.’            Robert Louis Stevenson

The Open Garden season is in full swing and our first of the year was a garden at Hognaston in Derbyshire a couple of weekends ago.  688 more words


Catching up!

One problem for a gardener who chooses to go away on holiday in May is the work preparing to go away and then to catch up on your return. 290 more words


A Buzz around the village

There has been a buzz of activity around the village of late in a number of ways . The following photo was taken of a local nest box with some non avian inhabitants. 256 more words

Gardens Open Day on Ham Common

Gardens Open Days are a delight, an opportunity to visit private gardens, all within a pleasant stroll of one another, representing a diverse collection of garden styles –  gardens from (very) large and grand to postage stamp and intimate – attached to properties many centuries old or with just a couple of years under their belt. 39 more words

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Getting There

Each day the wisteria is showing more and more colour as the racemes get progressively longer and tentatively begin blooming; it is usually in full flower at the end of May so looks to be on target for a fairly normal flowering period. 368 more words