National Garden Scheme

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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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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National Garden Scheme Snowdrop Festival 2019

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Galanthophiles rejoice, snowdrop season is upon us once again. In recent years snowdrop appreciation has become a mainstream activity with hundreds of gardens throwing […]

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The Final Countdown

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Twenty days to go and the countdown to my NGS garden open weekend is well underway. In truth the garden does not need another […]

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Reflections on a Busy Week

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What a rollercoaster ride last week was. It began with visits to two very fine private gardens, open by appointment for the National Garden Scheme, […]

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