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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 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 Watch House NGS Open Day 2018

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  Over the weekend we welcomed over 300 visitors to The Watch House, breaking records and surprising us all. At times it was a […]

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Goodnestone Rising

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  It was possibly a little too early to go out snowdrop spotting. In another year it might almost have been too late, but […]

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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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Opening Day

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  Do come at visit us at The Watch House today, 12-4, and the same again tomorrow. If you aren’t able, please enjoy this […]

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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 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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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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