Double Dutch

Earlier this year I was contacted by Kristel Engelen at Dutch gardening magazine ‘Tuinieren’, asking if The Frustrated Gardener would like to be featured on the publication’s ‘online harvest’ page. Flattered, I sent off an image of RHS Harlow Carr that Kristel had requested (above) with some information about myself. I promptly forgot all about it. It was only last week when The […]

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A Sweet, Secluded Spot – RHS Harlow Carr

Somehow the delights of Harrogate, an elegant spa town in the north of England, have consistently eluded me. So on my first visit in July it was a surprise to discover just how similar it is in many ways to my home town of Bath. The two famous spas differ in that Bath enjoys hot […]

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Growing North

In honour of Him Indoors’ birthday we’ve had a lovely long weekend in northern England. We managed to squeeze in five completely different gardens – Durham University Botanic Garden, Wallington and Herterton in Northumberland, The Valley Gardens in Harrogate and finally RHS Harlow Carr. More on these coming very soon. All shared one thing in […]

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