Tag Archives: Dahlias

Wordless Wednesday – Happy Halloween: Treat of course

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Lost in the plot @RHSHydeHall

Last week we visited Hyde Hall in Essex. Hyde Hall is one of the RHS‘s flagship gardens, but it is in fact a relatively new creation. As recently as 1950 it was just a windswept farm on a bare hilltop. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival

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The Colours of a Sunset

It seems that I am going through an orange phase in the garden this year. After years of filling borders with pastel tones, when I look around now, at the beginning of September, I see masses of bright yellows, orange … Continue reading

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Dances with Dahlias at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey in Lode, Cambridgeshire is holding its annual Dahlia Festival. It runs until 4th October. Even if you are not a big dahlia fan (I hate pompoms for instance), it is a fun focus for a visit, because of … Continue reading

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