Category Archives: Wimpole Hall

Wordless Wednesday – Wimpole Pumpkins

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A landscape of chthonic power

So what would you do with a couple of tons of unwanted soil, dirt and rubble from a variety of gardening projects? Well, at home we created a small hill in the corner of the garden, which was initially used … Continue reading

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A walnut collection and hard graft

I know that I’ve mentioned before that the National Trust at Wimpole Estate looks after a National Collection of Juglans. One of the reasons that Plant Heritage encourages the creation of national collections is to future-proof the incredible stock of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Hard wardrobe decisions

… Do my thumbs look big in these?

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Structural Integrity – It’s there in black and white

I like to leave seed heads on the plants in the borders as long as I can, partly for the wildlife and partly because I find the bare bones fascinating. Since it turned cold and windy though, we’ve had to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A Sheltering Tree

 

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Wordless Wednesday – Border moments from 2016

   

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