Garden Visits

Gardens You Have Visited And Your Experiences.

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  1. 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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  2. longk
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    Oxfords Botanic Gardens (picture heavy)

    Yeah, the Stronglodon macrobotrys is really quite a stunner. When I get a chance, I must go back sometime, but there are so many places.... :)
    Yeah, the Stronglodon macrobotrys is really quite a stunner. When I get a chance, I must go back sometime, but there are so many places.... :)
    Yeah, the Stronglodon macrobotrys is really quite a stunner. When I get a chance, I must go back sometime, but there are so many places.... :)
    Yeah, the Stronglodon macrobotrys is really quite a stunner. When I get a chance, I must go back sometime, but there are so many places.... :)
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  3. PeterS
    Like x 10

    Eden Project visit

    Would it be easier to have a Pieris Joolz? Dunno if that has any/as good a scent though?
    Would it be easier to have a Pieris Joolz? Dunno if that has any/as good a scent though?
    Would it be easier to have a Pieris Joolz? Dunno if that has any/as good a scent though?
    Would it be easier to have a Pieris Joolz? Dunno if that has any/as good a scent though?
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  4. Phil A
    Like x 8

    Weald and Downland Museum

    Thanks for sharing, Zig.
    Thanks for sharing, Zig.
    Thanks for sharing, Zig.
    Thanks for sharing, Zig.
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  5. Victoria

    Giga Garden .... Centre, Algarve

    I can't believe you only spent half an hour in such a place, strongy ... I would have protested! That's why there are cafe's in them ... so you can wander at your leisure, stop and relax for a...
    I can't believe you only spent half an hour in such a place, strongy ... I would have protested! That's why there are cafe's in them ... so you can wander at your leisure, stop and relax for a while, contact your friends at GC and relatives on the net and tell them all about the wonderful...
    I can't believe you only spent half an hour in such a place, strongy ... I would have protested! That's why there are cafe's in them ... so you can wander at your leisure, stop and relax for a while, contact your friends at GC and relatives on...
    I can't believe you only spent half an hour in such a place, strongy ... I would have protested! That's why there are cafe's in them ... so you can wander at your leisure, stop and relax for a...
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  6. Kristen
    Like x 9

    Chelsea 2014

    Thanks for all your feedback, I figured you lot might like one from Chelsea 2013 too? :)
    Thanks for all your feedback, I figured you lot might like one from Chelsea 2013 too? :)
    Thanks for all your feedback, I figured you lot might like one from Chelsea 2013 too? :)
    Thanks for all your feedback, I figured you lot might like one from Chelsea 2013 too? :)
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  7. Ace of spades

    The Concrete Menagerie

    This was a thread that in many respects helped kickstart my own plans and ideas. Thanks go to the spammer for reminding me of it again.
    This was a thread that in many respects helped kickstart my own plans and ideas. Thanks go to the spammer for reminding me of it again.
    This was a thread that in many respects helped kickstart my own plans and ideas. Thanks go to the spammer for reminding me of it again.
    This was a thread that in many respects helped kickstart my own plans and ideas. Thanks go to the spammer for reminding me of it again.
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  8. lollipop

    Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall

    What a wonderful programme that was. Really enjoyed listening to the narration.
    What a wonderful programme that was. Really enjoyed listening to the narration.
    What a wonderful programme that was. Really enjoyed listening to the narration.
    What a wonderful programme that was. Really enjoyed listening to the narration.
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  9. 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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  10. rosa

    Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

    I agree Brackenbeds i have been here for 10 years now and dont think i will ever move, i could not live in a city anymore i love the country to much now
    I agree Brackenbeds i have been here for 10 years now and dont think i will ever move, i could not live in a city anymore i love the country to much now
    I agree Brackenbeds i have been here for 10 years now and dont think i will ever move, i could not live in a city anymore i love the country to much now
    I agree Brackenbeds i have been here for 10 years now and dont think i will ever move, i could not live in a city anymore i love the country to much now
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  11. Freedom_Spark
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    Glenarm Castle walled garden Co. Antrim

    Done that before, when the kids were little we had one of those solar shower bottles on top of the caravan, it heated up during the day, you'd soap yourself up & then charge naked into it to wash...
    Done that before, when the kids were little we had one of those solar shower bottles on top of the caravan, it heated up during the day, you'd soap yourself up & then charge naked into it to wash the soap off before it ran out or the neighbours saw you. Was a treetree with the nettles though.
    Done that before, when the kids were little we had one of those solar shower bottles on top of the caravan, it heated up during the day, you'd soap yourself up & then charge naked into it to wash the soap off before it ran out or the neighbours...
    Done that before, when the kids were little we had one of those solar shower bottles on top of the caravan, it heated up during the day, you'd soap yourself up & then charge naked into it to wash...
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  12. HowardH

    Claydon House

    Free entry to the gardens yesterday (Heritage Open Day event). I've been through them before with somebody who worked there, but much later in the year and didn't take any pics. Managed to time it...
    Free entry to the gardens yesterday (Heritage Open Day event). I've been through them before with somebody who worked there, but much later in the year and didn't take any pics. Managed to time it right and catch the only 45 minutes when it wasn't raining today (but still grey skies).Only...
    Free entry to the gardens yesterday (Heritage Open Day event). I've been through them before with somebody who worked there, but much later in the year and didn't take any pics. Managed to time it right and catch the only 45 minutes when it...
    Free entry to the gardens yesterday (Heritage Open Day event). I've been through them before with somebody who worked there, but much later in the year and didn't take any pics. Managed to time it...
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  13. roders
    Like x 14

    Come with me to Christo's Garden(Great Dixter)

    Those gardens are incredible.....what a labor of love.....and that house....WOW!!!! Thanks for shairing with us.
    Those gardens are incredible.....what a labor of love.....and that house....WOW!!!! Thanks for shairing with us.
    Those gardens are incredible.....what a labor of love.....and that house....WOW!!!! Thanks for shairing with us.
    Those gardens are incredible.....what a labor of love.....and that house....WOW!!!! Thanks for shairing with us.
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  14. WolfieKate

    Hestercombe and Dunster Castle Gardens

    Thats beautiful......thanks for the link too Ziggy.
    Thats beautiful......thanks for the link too Ziggy.
    Thats beautiful......thanks for the link too Ziggy.
    Thats beautiful......thanks for the link too Ziggy.
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  15. Phil A
    Like x 10

    Fyne Court, Broomfield.

    Going to NP on Saturday to visit my Mum but I doubt if we'll be able to go out anywhere.:)
    Going to NP on Saturday to visit my Mum but I doubt if we'll be able to go out anywhere.:)
    Going to NP on Saturday to visit my Mum but I doubt if we'll be able to go out anywhere.:)
    Going to NP on Saturday to visit my Mum but I doubt if we'll be able to go out anywhere.:)
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  16. 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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  17. Kedi-Gato

    Cardiocrinum giganteum

    We hope so too, Pete. The man at the nursery where we bought it last year, spoke of the old plants producing side bulbs, then dying off. Just hope that our plant knows this and has taken care of...
    We hope so too, Pete. The man at the nursery where we bought it last year, spoke of the old plants producing side bulbs, then dying off. Just hope that our plant knows this and has taken care of its offspring!
    We hope so too, Pete. The man at the nursery where we bought it last year, spoke of the old plants producing side bulbs, then dying off. Just hope that our plant knows this and has taken care of its offspring!
    We hope so too, Pete. The man at the nursery where we bought it last year, spoke of the old plants producing side bulbs, then dying off. Just hope that our plant knows this and has taken care of...
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  18. Phil A
    Like x 8

    The Glastonbury Thorn

    Does the druid still do incantations on the Tor every morning?
    Does the druid still do incantations on the Tor every morning?
    Does the druid still do incantations on the Tor every morning?
    Does the druid still do incantations on the Tor every morning?
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  19. Paladin

    Wisley..Wow!

    I'm going on Saturday! Really looking forward to it...
    I'm going on Saturday! Really looking forward to it...
    I'm going on Saturday! Really looking forward to it...
    I'm going on Saturday! Really looking forward to it...
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  20. 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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