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Rhododendrons at Nymans Gardens

There is a fine selection of Rhododendrons at Nymans Gardens, a National Trust property...

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16 May, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Wonderful Wisteria

This morning we drove up to Nymans Gardens, a National Trust property since 1953,...

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15 May, 2018
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Woodland walk

Too chilly in a light breeze to sit by the sea, so we drove to the countryside to...

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23 Apr, 2018
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Yesterday felt like Spring ...

but today it is back to cold temps. with sleet and snow. Yesterday was eleven degrees,...

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17 Mar, 2018
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Snowdrops and other signs of Spring

On Sunday morning we visited Mitchmere Farm to see the Snowdrops and other early...

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13 Feb, 2018
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My best 9 garden performers

Oh Dotty, what a difficult job this has been, finding the ones that have performed...

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5 Jan, 2018
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Almost December

It has been two months since my last blog, cannot believe how the time passes by...

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28 Nov, 2017
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British Summer ...

It has certainly been a mix of weather today ... started off with blue sky and...

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5 Aug, 2017
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Not again!

Last year many of my outdoor potted Fuchsias suffered from Fuchsia Gall mite and...

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2 Aug, 2017
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Wacky Tomato update

Back in March I was given a 'Wacky Tomato Kit' comprising seeds of different varieties...

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2 Aug, 2017
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Osmanthus for Bloomer

Sandra, remember the little Osmanthus shrubs we planted in the Spring of 2011? Mine...

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20 Jul, 2017
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NGS Open Gardens visit last Sunday.

It was a chilly and grey morning when we drove over to Worthing to visit some of...

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3 Jul, 2017
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