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Jason's Garden, Teignmouth.


Hi all, I think that perhaps this beautiful Clifftop garden here in Teignmouth is worth a visit. The story behind it makes it a must to visit this wonderful place. I did a couple of my own blogs on this garden at the time, they give the story of its creation.

Thanks go to John Hobbs for allowing me to use most of these beautiful pictures, his own site with more pictures is here

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Like the pic's nice one with the rings for the arch,seat

8 Oct, 2010


The 2nd pic could be the Cinque Terre in Italy. All this beauty on our doorstep!

8 Oct, 2010


Ooh that's fabulous - I haven't been to Teignmouth since my kids were young, so have never seen this garden - spent most of the time on holidays in those days in adventure parks, etc. When they finally grew up and left home, I swore I'd never go anywhere with ropes, gangplanks and covered in bark chips again - except for gardens!

8 Oct, 2010


Very nice photos and I enjoyed reading "about me" and your gardening activities. I'm off to see more of your photos now, Bob. I'm tickled that you and the wife like riding your motorbikes. I'm not a rider (cars only for but I can imagine the good times you have when out riding and when staying in your caravan too.

Enjoy GOY...and welcome :)

8 Oct, 2010


The garden looks lovely, I saw parts of it being developed on TV programme about applying to get into the yellow book they worked very hard as a family in difficult circumstances no on site water etc. Thanks for the update

8 Oct, 2010


Jason's garden website has some good photos and I've very much enjoyed reading your own 2 blog posts about the development of Jason's garden. They have put their heart and soul into developing this garden and I really hope it will attract many visitors and that one day the family will now Jason's fate. Oh...if only it would be good news.

8 Oct, 2010


Thanks Bob for mentioning Jasons Garden, A truly magical place with spectacular views, John.

1 Feb, 2011


I never met Jason, but I knew and worked with both Alan Thomas and Dave Boutle before they went to Yetwene. They were good friends of mine.
I think the garden is a lovely way to remember Jason. If Jason was like the rest of us I know he would have loved the adventure of living and working in Angola. Neil

9 Mar, 2012

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