Great Dixter

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 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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Great Dixter Autumn Plant Fair 2017

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  My last hurrah before departing for India was a trip aross Kent to the Great Dixter Autumn Plant Fair. I neither had the […]

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Why Good Gardening is a Risky Business

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  Whilst you won’t find it on a list of extreme pursuits, gardening is all about taking risks. Tending a garden is one of […]

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Great Dixter: Pots of Plenty

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  The recent chilly weather has had its pros and cons. The downside for eager gardeners who have been nurturing seedlings and planting out […]

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The Great Dixter Dozen

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  It’s rare that I sacrifice commentary for imagery, but as I look back over the photographs I took at Great Dixter last weekend, […]

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Great Dixter Spring Plant Fair 2017

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  Every visit to Great Dixter is a treat, but when the additional carrot of a plant fair is dangled in front of my […]

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A Drama of Dahlias

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As far as I am aware, and please enlighten me should I be mistaken, there is not a collective noun for a group of […]

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Dazzling Dixter

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Having been utterly engrossed in our own garden for the last few weeks it was a relief to get out and about and start the […]

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