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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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Hello from The Beau

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Dan, in a moment of madness, has decided that he would like me to contribute now and again to his Frustrated Gardener blog. As […]

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Heligan Harvest

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  I first started visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan as a student in the very early 1990s. By then the Tremayne family’s forgotten […]

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Trengwainton Gardens, Cornwall

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From a very early age my parents took me and my sister to visit gardens. I like to think the reason was to cultivate […]

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The Remains of the Day

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There comes a point every year when I begin to lose sight of our London garden. It’s nothing to do with my failing vision […]

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Trebah Gardens, Cornwall

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On the steep sides of the Helford River in Cornwall lie two famous gardens, as similar in style as the two halves of a […]

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Plant Portraits: Dicksonia antartica

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For a while in the nineties, when television programmes such as Home Front and Ground Force ruled the air waves, tree ferns almost became […]

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A Green Moment

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The British Isles are defined by the colour green. It should really be represented on our national flag, or at the least extolled by our national […]

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Ready, Steady, Grow!

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Every day something new is happening in the garden. I’ve promised myself a five minute scout around each morning before work, bringing me closer […]

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Undecided

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The plants in our two gardens seem divided on the question of whether autumn has arrived or not.  The majority are getting a bit […]

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