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Last week, on a rare dry day, I made my very first visit to Kew Gardens in London.  It is almost ridiculous that I have never visited before but living where I do it involves at least 6 hours on trains so you can understand why I have talked myself out of a visit time and again.  However, as I wanted to meet up with some horticultural friends who live in London… Read More

Just before Easter I visited the gardens at Aberglasney in Carmarthenshire, Wales.  The property was taken on by a Restoration Trust in the 1990s and they are working on restoring the house and gardens and bringing them back to their former glory, much like the Lost Gardens of Heligan project.  I will write about the outside gardens soon but first I wanted to share with you what I, and my family of… Read More