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.


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

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End of Month View of the Garden: End of December 2016

End of Month View of the Garden: End of December 2016


December started with a cold snap, with intermittent mild days replaced with hard frosts.

The coldest it managed to achieve throughout the month in the garden was  – 4.5°C

I’ve not seen any signs of Snowdrops peeping through yet, but I’ve seen plenty of Whitefly still lingering on my Brassicas, this has resulted in me bining the lot. The Brassicas that is, hopefully the Whitefly went with them.

Correa 'Marian's Marvel'

Correa ‘Marian’s Marvel’

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