water gardens

Whatever the Weather

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Since the end of August the garden has taken one battering after another. In Broadstairs we have experienced gales from every point on the […]

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Homeward Bound

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Before I left England for my trip to India and China I took the bold decision not to attempt blogging whilst I was away. […]

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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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Daily Flower Candy: Zantedeschia ‘Picasso’

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I have always rather shunned the colourful, smaller cousins of the Ethiopian lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica, mainly because of their artificial looks and regular, cellophane-wrapped […]

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Plants in Detail – Gunnera manicata AGM

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You may have picked up on my recent fascination with large, jungly-looking plants. I don’t really have room for such colossi in either garden, but I can still […]

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A Sweet, Secluded Spot – RHS Harlow Carr

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Somehow the delights of Harrogate, an elegant spa town in the north of England, have consistently eluded me. So on my first visit in […]

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Happy Hostas, Rambling Roses

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We are lucky enough to have a small garden at our London home, as well as by the seaside in Kent. On rare weekends […]

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