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Gardens You Have Visited And Your Experiences.

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. kindredspirit
    Like x 7

    Kinnitty Castle.

    Absolutely wonderful.
    Absolutely wonderful.
    Absolutely wonderful.
    Absolutely wonderful.
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  8. 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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  9. longk
    Like x 11

    Oxford Botanic Gardens (piccy heavy)

    Thanks! It's just an old Nikon D40 using manual settings. Some photos aren't too good as it was busy and I was rushing.
    Thanks! It's just an old Nikon D40 using manual settings. Some photos aren't too good as it was busy and I was rushing.
    Thanks! It's just an old Nikon D40 using manual settings. Some photos aren't too good as it was busy and I was rushing.
    Thanks! It's just an old Nikon D40 using manual settings. Some photos aren't too good as it was busy and I was rushing.
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  10. Freddy

    Kew

    Self seeders - they germinated in June!
    Self seeders - they germinated in June!
    Self seeders - they germinated in June!
    Self seeders - they germinated in June!
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  11. zilly

    Lost Gardens of Heligan

    Sorry Freddy forgot they'd changed their name, about time too as more and more of us own motorhomes these days:)
    Sorry Freddy forgot they'd changed their name, about time too as more and more of us own motorhomes these days:)
    Sorry Freddy forgot they'd changed their name, about time too as more and more of us own motorhomes these days:)
    Sorry Freddy forgot they'd changed their name, about time too as more and more of us own motorhomes these days:)
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  12. kindredspirit
    Like x 3

    Larch Cottage Gardens, Cumbria.

    An absolute Jem Kindredspirit. So much character,can’t wait to visit. Thanks for the heads up.
    An absolute Jem Kindredspirit. So much character,can’t wait to visit. Thanks for the heads up.
    An absolute Jem Kindredspirit. So much character,can’t wait to visit. Thanks for the heads up.
    An absolute Jem Kindredspirit. So much character,can’t wait to visit. Thanks for the heads up.
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  13. kindredspirit

    Dewstow.

    I used to live a couple of miles from Dewstow. I grew up around that area and my mother told me about the sunken gardens. She remembers seeing them being neglected and partially buried during the...
    I used to live a couple of miles from Dewstow. I grew up around that area and my mother told me about the sunken gardens. She remembers seeing them being neglected and partially buried during the second world war. I spent hours as a child searching for a trace of those gardens, I was...
    I used to live a couple of miles from Dewstow. I grew up around that area and my mother told me about the sunken gardens. She remembers seeing them being neglected and partially buried during the second world war. I spent hours as a child...
    I used to live a couple of miles from Dewstow. I grew up around that area and my mother told me about the sunken gardens. She remembers seeing them being neglected and partially buried during the...
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  14. Scrungee

    Homeacres, (No dig) Somerset Open Day 3rd Sept

    Homeacres open day Sept. 3rd 12-5pm - No Dig Organic GardeningDammit, this is on Sunday 3rd and I'm going to Somerset on Wed, will make a diary note for next year.
    Homeacres open day Sept. 3rd 12-5pm - No Dig Organic GardeningDammit, this is on Sunday 3rd and I'm going to Somerset on Wed, will make a diary note for next year.
    Homeacres open day Sept. 3rd 12-5pm - No Dig Organic GardeningDammit, this is on Sunday 3rd and I'm going to Somerset on Wed, will make a diary note for next year.
    Homeacres open day Sept. 3rd 12-5pm - No Dig Organic GardeningDammit, this is on Sunday 3rd and I'm going to Somerset on Wed, will make a diary note for next year.
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  15. Palustris
    Like x 8

    Bodnant Gardens in Autumn

    I was at Bodnant and huge pineapple shaped thing and fell on to somebody's windscreen as they were entering the car park. Fair to say it shook the driver up somewhat.G.
    I was at Bodnant and huge pineapple shaped thing and fell on to somebody's windscreen as they were entering the car park. Fair to say it shook the driver up somewhat.G.
    I was at Bodnant and huge pineapple shaped thing and fell on to somebody's windscreen as they were entering the car park. Fair to say it shook the driver up somewhat.G.
    I was at Bodnant and huge pineapple shaped thing and fell on to somebody's windscreen as they were entering the car park. Fair to say it shook the driver up somewhat.G.
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  16. Phil A
    Like x 7

    An Afternoon at Dunster Castle

    I always found Dunster quaint. Minehead didn't do it for me though. Pollock has a certain charm too. I have a painting of Porlock on my living room wall.G.
    I always found Dunster quaint. Minehead didn't do it for me though. Pollock has a certain charm too. I have a painting of Porlock on my living room wall.G.
    I always found Dunster quaint. Minehead didn't do it for me though. Pollock has a certain charm too. I have a painting of Porlock on my living room wall.G.
    I always found Dunster quaint. Minehead didn't do it for me though. Pollock has a certain charm too. I have a painting of Porlock on my living room wall.G.
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  17. Phil A

    Lytes Carey House, Somerset

    I took some people here once. The group were split between here and the Air Fleet Arm museum.G.
    I took some people here once. The group were split between here and the Air Fleet Arm museum.G.
    I took some people here once. The group were split between here and the Air Fleet Arm museum.G.
    I took some people here once. The group were split between here and the Air Fleet Arm museum.G.
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  18. strongylodon
    Like x 11

    Ness Gardens, Wirral.

    I remember enjoying the Ness gardens.G.
    I remember enjoying the Ness gardens.G.
    I remember enjoying the Ness gardens.G.
    I remember enjoying the Ness gardens.G.
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  19. Scrungee
    Like x 3

    'Daffodil Valley' Waddesdon Manor

    I've been to both of those. Waddesdon is a Rothschild house.G.
    I've been to both of those. Waddesdon is a Rothschild house.G.
    I've been to both of those. Waddesdon is a Rothschild house.G.
    I've been to both of those. Waddesdon is a Rothschild house.G.
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  20. JWK
    Like x 7

    Wisley Christmas Glow

    Looks really pretty! Had my first visit there earlier in the year, didn't realise they had a Light Show at this time of year. Might just have to go at some point :blue thumb:
    Looks really pretty! Had my first visit there earlier in the year, didn't realise they had a Light Show at this time of year. Might just have to go at some point :blue thumb:
    Looks really pretty! Had my first visit there earlier in the year, didn't realise they had a Light Show at this time of year. Might just have to go at some point :blue thumb:
    Looks really pretty! Had my first visit there earlier in the year, didn't realise they had a Light Show at this time of year. Might just have to go at some point :blue thumb:
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