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Keeping the colour going

Does your garden run out of steam by the time August comes around? Or does it hang...

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30 Sep, 2017
Andrewr

Gravetye Manor (2)

As promised, this second blog covers the kitchen garden at Gravetye. This is oval...

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15 Sep, 2017
Andrewr

Gravetye Manor (1)

At the end of August, we treated ourselves to lunch at Gravetye Manor in Sussex....

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12 Sep, 2017
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Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (9)

All good things come to an end, and we had reached the last day of our trip. The...

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30 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (8)

Today we were driving into the mountains and into snow. We were back in rhododendron...

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27 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (7)

On this day, we set out from Zhongdian to drive round Napha Hai Lake Traditional...

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23 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (6)

After a picnic lunch, we started looking at plants in an alpine meadow full of native...

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20 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (5)

After an overnight stay in a very comfortable hotel, we had another full day of driving....

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16 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (4)

The previous day had ended with rain, and the weather did not improved over the next...

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13 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (3)

We had two nights at another homestay, perched on the side of the valley We had...

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9 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (2)

Yunnan was a rich hunting ground for plant hunters in the nineteenth and early twentieth...

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4 Aug, 2017
Andrewr

Yunnan - Land of the Southern Cloud (1)

In mid May, I flew off to Yunnan in southwest China for another botanising holiday....

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31 Jul, 2017
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