Garden Visit Benington Lordship near Stevenage

On one of the only sunny days in February my good friend Sue & I went to Benington Lordship Gardens, near Stevenage, Herts, England to see the snowdrops. Well actually to have a good gossip with a cup of tea & a piece of cake. But there were snowdrops…gazillions of them. And lots of other […]

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Adventures in Boots – Ulting Wick – May 2016

The National Garden Scheme www.ngs.org.uk is a charity that raises funds for beneficieries connected with care & nursing charities. In the last ten years, among others, Macmillan, Marie Curie, Perennial & (for 2016) Horatio’s Garden have received £23 million in donations which makes the NGS the largest cumulative donor in the history of these charities. […]

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Spontaneous Combustion

Welcome to my penultimate newsletter for 2012.  I can’t believe how quickly this year has passed.  Do you sometimes feel that at any point you might spontaneously combust?  I wonder how much quicker life will become before that happens to us all! Thank goodness for the joy and relaxation offered by gardening.  That said, there […]

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