Tag Archives: Gardens

Wordless Wednesday – The beauty of oak stumps and sunshine

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Wisley is under threat from A3 road plans

Update: *This post was originally written in support of RHS Wisley in response to Highways England’s proposed land grab. Happily HE have now (as of Nov 2017) selected an alternative option. You can read Wisley’s reaction to this here. I … 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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