End of month view of the Garden: End of July 2017


End of month view of the Garden: End of July 2017.

The beginning of July was hot, sunny and all in all very pleasant with the occasional warm shower of rain.

All very idyllic and perfect growing conditions for all sorts of plants, both ornamentals, and edibles.

Dahlia creme de Cassis

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End of Month View of the Garden: End of February 2017


End of Month View of the Garden: End of February 2017

The weather in February started off quite balanced, and reasonable, but ended with a blast by Storm Doris, who helped herself to several fence panels, and the felt off my shed roof, but did leave me with someone’s tent, 2 parts of a plastic Christmas Tree and an empty shoebox.

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A Visit to Hodsock Priory – Sparkling Snowdrops And Sumptuous Scents


I was recently invited to attend The Hodsock Priory event to launch the 2017 snowdrop season.

I have never been able to attend before so I made sure this was going to be the year I visited.

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This is the 26th consecutive year that the snowdrop event has been held.

The event runs daily 10am-4pm from Saturday 4 February to Sunday 5 March 2017. Continue reading “A Visit to Hodsock Priory – Sparkling Snowdrops And Sumptuous Scents”

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