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.

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Summer Solstice: My 10 favourite garden plants of the Year so far.


In the northern hemisphere, the Summer Solstice takes place between June 20 and 22.

This year (2016), it’s on Monday, June 20. and the sun will rise at 4.45am and sunset will happen at 10.34pm.

I just thought in order to celebrate the halfway point through the year I’d show you the 10 plants that have performed nobility well in my garden up to this point.

Its not been easy picking just 10, but I hope you enjoy seeing my selection.

So lets begin….

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