Tag Archives: Gardens

Wisley is under threat from A3 road plans

I was shocked to see this news about the possible land grab from the RHS garden Wisley. The strip of land that Highways England are considering may be narrow, but the effect of losing the buffering effect of the mature … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday : Cabbages and Kings

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Wordless Wednesday – In an octopus’s garden in the … sun

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Water Lilies – The illusion of an endless whole

While we were away on holiday last week I discovered an interesting 8 acre water garden, just south of Weymouth. It is called Bennetts Water Gardens and has been developed on the site of the former Putton Brickworks. The quarries … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A double-sided magic

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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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Snowdrops and muddy knees

Now that the snowdrops are definitely showing in our garden, I thought that it was time to search online for other, more extensive, displays that we could visit. It seems as if this weekend (11-12th Feb) is the favourite time … Continue reading

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