Tag Archives: Horticulture

National Tree Week 2019 – Day 4: The Wild Service Tree and making connections

In celebration of … continuously learning new things. I’ve been working at Wimpole Hall for about 10 years now and I would say that I am familiar with most of the trees growing there, so it was with some surprise … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Funny faces and anthropomorphised gestures

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Wordless Wednesday – Hillside lavender fields in Hitchin

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Wordless Wednesday – Walnut flowers

Wimpole Estate looks after a National Juglans Collection and they are in flower during May.

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Wordless Wednesday – Good Bones

 

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Wordless Wednesday – An Enchanting Cardinal Climber

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Wordless Wednesday – A Prickly Fellow

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Wordless Wednesday – Alternative stories

Sometimes it is hard to choose which photo should be posted on Wednesday each week. Here is a small selection of unseen, alternative monthly stories for 2017 Wordless Wednesday posts:  

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Mushy medlars make marvellous marmalade

A dreadful title I know, but once there were three words beginning with the letter ‘m’, I just couldn’t stop myself. In fact I’ve made jelly, not marmalade, from some medlars that I gathered last month. The reason that I … Continue reading

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It’s National Tree Week – Let’s celebrate!

National Tree Week (a UK festival) was introduced in 1975 and is a celebration of all things ‘Tree’. It coincides with the beginning  of the winter planting season and here is the promotion poster for this year. As a long-term … Continue reading

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