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Gardens You Have Visited And Your Experiences.

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  1. Punkdoc

    Views on this years Chelsea

    @Busy-Lizzie I gave up watching the afternnoon show with Nikki Campbell some years ago tho i did give it another try when angelica bell joined her. Just the once tho. Still just so much fluff.
    @Busy-Lizzie I gave up watching the afternnoon show with Nikki Campbell some years ago tho i did give it another try when angelica bell joined her. Just the once tho. Still just so much fluff.
    @Busy-Lizzie I gave up watching the afternnoon show with Nikki Campbell some years ago tho i did give it another try when angelica bell joined her. Just the once tho. Still just so much fluff.
    @Busy-Lizzie I gave up watching the afternnoon show with Nikki Campbell some years ago tho i did give it another try when angelica bell joined her. Just the once tho. Still just so much fluff.
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  2. Busy-Lizzie

    Gardens and Pretty Places we have visited

    Thank you for telling us about it. Sounds a bit pricey but they must need the money for the restoration.
    Thank you for telling us about it. Sounds a bit pricey but they must need the money for the restoration.
    Thank you for telling us about it. Sounds a bit pricey but they must need the money for the restoration.
    Thank you for telling us about it. Sounds a bit pricey but they must need the money for the restoration.
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  3. machtucker

    Looking for Chelsea Late tickets

    Hi everyone,I was wondering whether anyone has any Chelsea Flower Show Late tickets going spare? This is the ticket that gets you in from 5.30pm to 10pm on Friday 24th? My wife and I are in the...
    Hi everyone,I was wondering whether anyone has any Chelsea Flower Show Late tickets going spare? This is the ticket that gets you in from 5.30pm to 10pm on Friday 24th? My wife and I are in the area and thought it might be nice to attend. We have just joined as RHS members and on the official...
    Hi everyone,I was wondering whether anyone has any Chelsea Flower Show Late tickets going spare? This is the ticket that gets you in from 5.30pm to 10pm on Friday 24th? My wife and I are in the area and thought it might be nice to attend. We...
    Hi everyone,I was wondering whether anyone has any Chelsea Flower Show Late tickets going spare? This is the ticket that gets you in from 5.30pm to 10pm on Friday 24th? My wife and I are in the...
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  4. On the Levels

    Milton Lodge Gardens, Wells, Somerset

    That looks a beautiful garden. Too far from us in Norfolk, maybe one day.
    That looks a beautiful garden. Too far from us in Norfolk, maybe one day.
    That looks a beautiful garden. Too far from us in Norfolk, maybe one day.
    That looks a beautiful garden. Too far from us in Norfolk, maybe one day.
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  5. On the Levels

    Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

    Yes I do remember it being smaller than expected but some interesting plants and trees that you dont often see in the UK.Your tree is a fair age then.:blue thumb:
    Yes I do remember it being smaller than expected but some interesting plants and trees that you dont often see in the UK.Your tree is a fair age then.:blue thumb:
    Yes I do remember it being smaller than expected but some interesting plants and trees that you dont often see in the UK.Your tree is a fair age then.:blue thumb:
    Yes I do remember it being smaller than expected but some interesting plants and trees that you dont often see in the UK.Your tree is a fair age then.:blue thumb:
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  6. On the Levels

    Tradescant Garden and Museum

    If you are in the South Lambert area of London, it is worth having a look at the Tradescant Garden and Museum. It isn't big but a lot of history involved. Lovely cafe as well.
    If you are in the South Lambert area of London, it is worth having a look at the Tradescant Garden and Museum. It isn't big but a lot of history involved. Lovely cafe as well.
    If you are in the South Lambert area of London, it is worth having a look at the Tradescant Garden and Museum. It isn't big but a lot of history involved. Lovely cafe as well.
    If you are in the South Lambert area of London, it is worth having a look at the Tradescant Garden and Museum. It isn't big but a lot of history involved. Lovely cafe as well.
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  7. On the Levels

    Farringford

    We visited on a very drizzly misty day last September. We had the gardens to ourselves and they were quite magical. Not very big but there’s a nice circular walk around grazing paddocks and also a...
    We visited on a very drizzly misty day last September. We had the gardens to ourselves and they were quite magical. Not very big but there’s a nice circular walk around grazing paddocks and also a short walk into the old woodland garden. One of those gardens with a bit of soul. The end point of...
    We visited on a very drizzly misty day last September. We had the gardens to ourselves and they were quite magical. Not very big but there’s a nice circular walk around grazing paddocks and also a short walk into the old woodland garden. One of...
    We visited on a very drizzly misty day last September. We had the gardens to ourselves and they were quite magical. Not very big but there’s a nice circular walk around grazing paddocks and also a...
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  8. simone_in_wiltshire
    Like x 10

    Hidcote in April

    Yes, @Plantminded , what difference sunshine can make if I take pictures in a dabbled shade garden. When we came at 10:15, there were just 5 other cars. The car park and overflow were full when we...
    Yes, @Plantminded , what difference sunshine can make if I take pictures in a dabbled shade garden. When we came at 10:15, there were just 5 other cars. The car park and overflow were full when we left at 1. As I always say to OH, the town were I live has got only 5 pensioners, the town where...
    Yes, @Plantminded , what difference sunshine can make if I take pictures in a dabbled shade garden. When we came at 10:15, there were just 5 other cars. The car park and overflow were full when we left at 1. As I always say to OH, the town were I...
    Yes, @Plantminded , what difference sunshine can make if I take pictures in a dabbled shade garden. When we came at 10:15, there were just 5 other cars. The car park and overflow were full when we...
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  9. On the Levels

    Les Jardins de Sericourt, France

    Our French tours went something like that, but seemed to end up at vineyards and liqueur-producing monasteries :roflol:
    Our French tours went something like that, but seemed to end up at vineyards and liqueur-producing monasteries :roflol:
    Our French tours went something like that, but seemed to end up at vineyards and liqueur-producing monasteries :roflol:
    Our French tours went something like that, but seemed to end up at vineyards and liqueur-producing monasteries :roflol:
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  10. JWK
    Like x 7

    Wisley Glow - Christmas Light Show

    A few to add on...
    A few to add on...
    A few to add on...
    A few to add on...
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  11. JWK
    Like x 4

    Westonbirt National Arboretum

    Looks beautiful :)
    Looks beautiful :)
    Looks beautiful :)
    Looks beautiful :)
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  12. JWK

    Jellicoe Roof Garden Guildford

    Looks interesting. :blue thumb:For a moment I thought you were referring Mr Jellicle :rolleyespink: :heehee:
    Looks interesting. :blue thumb:For a moment I thought you were referring Mr Jellicle :rolleyespink: :heehee:
    Looks interesting. :blue thumb:For a moment I thought you were referring Mr Jellicle :rolleyespink: :heehee:
    Looks interesting. :blue thumb:For a moment I thought you were referring Mr Jellicle :rolleyespink: :heehee:
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  13. JWK

    An Amble Around RHS Wisley Feb 2022

    You are right of course, I got it wrong again!
    You are right of course, I got it wrong again!
    You are right of course, I got it wrong again!
    You are right of course, I got it wrong again!
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  14. kindredspirit
    Informative x 4

    Mediterranean Plants & Gardens Society.

    For anyone interested in going on Garden Tours, the Mediterranean Plants and Gardens Society is brilliant. Head gardeners normally give a guided tour of their gardens and, as it is not a...
    For anyone interested in going on Garden Tours, the Mediterranean Plants and Gardens Society is brilliant. Head gardeners normally give a guided tour of their gardens and, as it is not a commercial operation, their prices are very reasonable.We went on one in September in West Wales and...
    For anyone interested in going on Garden Tours, the Mediterranean Plants and Gardens Society is brilliant. Head gardeners normally give a guided tour of their gardens and, as it is not a commercial operation, their prices are very reasonable.We...
    For anyone interested in going on Garden Tours, the Mediterranean Plants and Gardens Society is brilliant. Head gardeners normally give a guided tour of their gardens and, as it is not a...
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  15. Victoria

    Dubai Miracle Garden

    Thank you Victoria for this thread.I question the title of it being a natural garden. IMO to me a natural garden would apply more to a dried-up desert area, that is suddenly transformed by...
    Thank you Victoria for this thread.I question the title of it being a natural garden. IMO to me a natural garden would apply more to a dried-up desert area, that is suddenly transformed by something like a monsoon, as often displayed in nature films.Maintenance of such a garden display...
    Thank you Victoria for this thread.I question the title of it being a natural garden. IMO to me a natural garden would apply more to a dried-up desert area, that is suddenly transformed by something like a monsoon, as often displayed in...
    Thank you Victoria for this thread.I question the title of it being a natural garden. IMO to me a natural garden would apply more to a dried-up desert area, that is suddenly transformed by...
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  16. Joolz
    Like x 5

    A visit to Wollerton Old Hall Gardens.

    Yep, just watched it. Thoroughly enjoyed that :thumbsup:
    Yep, just watched it. Thoroughly enjoyed that :thumbsup:
    Yep, just watched it. Thoroughly enjoyed that :thumbsup:
    Yep, just watched it. Thoroughly enjoyed that :thumbsup:
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  17. Mike Allen

    KEW. 2019 Orchid festival.

    I hope you don't mind me posting this here, it's slightly off topic. I have just spotted this interesting article on the BBC webpage about how a group of women were employed at Kew in 1896 on...
    I hope you don't mind me posting this here, it's slightly off topic. I have just spotted this interesting article on the BBC webpage about how a group of women were employed at Kew in 1896 on equal pay, long before women gained the vote. They had to work in their bloomers, to disguise the fact...
    I hope you don't mind me posting this here, it's slightly off topic. I have just spotted this interesting article on the BBC webpage about how a group of women were employed at Kew in 1896 on equal pay, long before women gained the vote. They had...
    I hope you don't mind me posting this here, it's slightly off topic. I have just spotted this interesting article on the BBC webpage about how a group of women were employed at Kew in 1896 on...
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  18. Jenny namaste
    Like x 3

    Barnsdale Gardens

    We went to Barnsdale, many years ago, not that long after Geoff died. To me, a fantastic place that anyone remotely interested in gardening should visit. His memorial garden was just being...
    We went to Barnsdale, many years ago, not that long after Geoff died. To me, a fantastic place that anyone remotely interested in gardening should visit. His memorial garden was just being established, but his bust was there. I must admit to being quite ‘choked up’ at the time. To me, Geoff was...
    We went to Barnsdale, many years ago, not that long after Geoff died. To me, a fantastic place that anyone remotely interested in gardening should visit. His memorial garden was just being established, but his bust was there. I must admit to...
    We went to Barnsdale, many years ago, not that long after Geoff died. To me, a fantastic place that anyone remotely interested in gardening should visit. His memorial garden was just being...
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  19. kindredspirit
    Like x 7

    Kinnitty Castle.

    Absolutely wonderful.
    Absolutely wonderful.
    Absolutely wonderful.
    Absolutely wonderful.
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  20. JWK
    Like x 11

    RHS Wisley autumn colours

    Well worth the trip Marley! Not sure the glasshouse rivals Kew but it is a spectacular place (and has a waterfall)
    Well worth the trip Marley! Not sure the glasshouse rivals Kew but it is a spectacular place (and has a waterfall)
    Well worth the trip Marley! Not sure the glasshouse rivals Kew but it is a spectacular place (and has a waterfall)
    Well worth the trip Marley! Not sure the glasshouse rivals Kew but it is a spectacular place (and has a waterfall)
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