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A slow, slow, worms eye view.

It was the under gardener’s birthday last week and we went to Cornwall for the day looking for steam trains. After having a ride behind one we made our way to the Plume of Feathers Inn where we had a  … Continue reading

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A gradual change of colour for GBFD.

Taking photographs for this month’s Foliage Day was a question of dodging the showers, sometimes they were quite light but at others it was torrential rain. A gradual change is coming over the garden, a more golden tint to the … Continue reading

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June abundance.

In spite of the awful weather we have been having for a while now, the flowers are bursting open all over the place. Thank goodness, the night we had dreadful gales, there wasn’t much damage done. Lots of branches and … Continue reading

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April flowers need April showers.

We are so used to having rain on and off during the winter months and of course the April  showers are well known here in England, that it doesn’t seem the same having it dry day after day. There is … Continue reading

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Spring Flowers March In.

Spring has certainly arrived in March, the flowers are coming thick and fast with new ones opening up everyday. Wave after wave of new ones are making the little woodland so pretty at the moment, definitely my favourite part of … Continue reading

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Weekend Safari to Knightshayes.

We gave ourselves a well earned break from weeding this last weekend and paid a visit to Knightshayes Court in Devon, one of our stately homes run by the National Trust, and famed for its woodland garden.  

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