NGS

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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Garden Appreciation: Sweetbriar, Ash, Kent

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  When a new garden opens for the National Garden Scheme it's always exciting, but when that garden has been created by two professional […]

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So Far, So Good!

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  Day two of our garden opening is always a more relaxed affair and I am thoroughly looking forward to it. On day one […]

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Waiting and Anticipating

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  When preparing for our garden opening, I find I end up doing anything but gardening. Over the last two days I have been […]

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The Final Countdown 

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  Twelve days to go and preparation for this year’s garden opening feels like one of those bad dreams where, try as one may, one […]

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The Watch House NGS Open Weekend 2015

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I must have done something very good in a previous life (heaven knows I am struggling to be good in this one) to deserve the […]

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Sun Worshippers

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Opening our seaside garden for the second time we were not sure what to expect, but the sun shone and the visitors came, and […]

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Que Sera Sera ….

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… Whatever will be will be, as the song goes. I have reached a point now where all I can do is clean and tidy […]

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National Garden Scheme Opening Dates

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It’s official, our garden at The Watch House will be open as part of the National Gardens Scheme on Saturday August 2nd and Sunday […]

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The Gardens of Constantine, Cornwall

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The National Gardens Scheme (NGS) is a fantastic charity, started in 1927 and now orchestrating access to thousands of private and public UK gardens […]

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Making Arrangements

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This Wednesday I was extended the great honour of arranging the flowers for Trevoole Farm’s NGS open day.  I’m not sure what qualified me […]

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