Monthly Archives: July 2014

Allotment update week ending Sunday 27 July

July is such a wonderful month on the allotment with so many fruits ripening and fresh vegetables at their best for nibbling raw or into the pot. The raspberries are cropping well, plenty of red currants and the Tayberries and … Continue reading

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Haar over the allotment……..then the sun shone

The haar was in for the first part of the morning, making it pleasantly cool to work before the sun came through. Everything is growing fast, so regular tasks like weeding, mowing the grass paths and watering were important. Some … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day for Gardening at the Allotment

It was really beautiful day for gardening.    There had been enough rain to keep the weeds coming and a major clearing was done under the fruit trees and in the brick pathways, even lifting and replacing bricks to make … Continue reading

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Study Tour day 3

The first visit of the day was to Iford Manor.  This garden is simply stunning and no amount of pictures would do it justice.  Whilst the house and estate has a long history the garden, which sits on a very … Continue reading

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Caley study tour – Day 2

Two contrasting gardens on Wednesday both with influences of Gertrude Jekyll. The morning at East Lambrook Manor: And the afternoon at Barrington Court: The picture above is in the walled kitchen garden.  More pictures will be available soon!

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Caley study tour is underway

Three very different gardens on the agenda for Tuesday.  First stop was Cannington Walled Garden near Bridgewater. Followed by a very personal and quirky garden at Midney Gardens. With the last garden of the day at Lytes Manor, a National … Continue reading

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Day one of the study tour awaits

The study tour is underway.  Keep an eye on the blog this week as we hope to share some of the highlights from the gardens visits. On the way south from Scotland we stopped at one of the nurseries we visited on … Continue reading

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