Category Archives: Visiting gardens & days out

Catching Up: You Might Want to Sit Down With a Cup of Tea…

Having been left unexpectedly vehicle-less this morning and my usual Friday morning activities curtailed, I shall take the opportunity to catch up and report on our garden openings and our visits the following week. After all the preparations, the hustle … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Down at the Palace

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Snowdrops and Carrots

Realising after our Ireland visit year just how little we had used the campervan as a campervan last year, we decided to aim for at least a one night away most months. Over the winter that just didn’t happen, not … Continue reading

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A Summer of Garden Visiting

Over the summer we have managed to visit a number of gardens when we have not been preoccupied with preparations and opening of our own. If we are travelling to another part of the country we will always try to … Continue reading

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Turning Japanese…

    The Japanese Gardens at the Irish National Stud

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Beautiful Bodnant

     

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In a Vase on Monday: More Dreams

Some of you may remember me posting pictures last summer of some wonderful dahlias grown by a gentleman called Brian, who lives on the same island as my Mum – remembering the dahlias rather than anything else! I have referred … Continue reading

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