Other People’s Gardens

Time Out At Trengwainton

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How time flies! I was just contemplating whether or not it was too soon to write another post about one of my favourite Cornish […]

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The Watch House Awaits

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The pots are all planted and in position, their arrangements have been checked from every angle, adjusted and appraised again. Happy with the result, […]

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Teeming Down at Tremenheere

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Anyone who has spent time holidaying in Cornwall will know that the county’s weather can be relied upon to dictate your itinerary from start […]

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The House by the Lane

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‘Chyanvounder’: ‘Chy’ meaning house and ‘vounder’ meaning lane in the Cornish language. We have made three attempts to visit Cornwall this year. The first […]

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Getting Away From It All

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Like many folk, we’ve barely spent a night away from home since the New Year. I love The Watch House with all my heart, […]

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Gardens of Miami No.2 – Vizcaya

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January is a month when many of us dream of an escape to the sun. If we’re feeling flush we might take advantage of […]

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Dixter Addiction

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I’d missed one too many plant fairs at Great Dixter, so I was not about to forgo another. We made plans, reorganised others, kept […]

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The Watch House NGS Open Weekend 2019

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And relax! After several weeks of intensive preparation, another National Gardens Scheme open weekend lies behind us. Rather like Christmas there’s an almighty build-up […]

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Delos Reimagined

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I imagine I have a lot to deal with at The Watch House, but being the custodian of a large, historic garden is a […]

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The Diary of a Plant Addict

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If my blog did not already have a title, ‘The Diary of a Plant Addict’ would be a strong candidate. I’ve had the most […]

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Gardens of Miami No. 1 – The Kampong

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First of all, thank you for your patience whilst I have been away on holiday and taking a short break from blogging. It’s been […]

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Morrab Gardens, Penzance, Cornwall

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March can be a wild and windy month, especially in the far south-west of Cornwall. So it was that we turned up at Trewidden […]

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