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Parham Park ... part 1

We recently visited Parham Park, nr. Storrington, West Sussex, which is approx. 14...

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28 Aug, 2011
Shirley_tulip

Welcome to Uppark

We've had a few days to ourselves this past week, to explore some homes & gardens...

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20 Aug, 2011
Shirley_tulip

Houghton Hall & Gardens

These are to be found in North West Norfolk, just off the A148 King's Lynn to Cromer...

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15 Jul, 2011
Shirley_tulip

A few Dianthus (Pinks) in the garden today

I love these old-fashioned, cottagey flowers, both for their looks and their wonderful...

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4 Jun, 2011
Shirley_tulip

Visit to Dottydaisy's NGS Open Garden Day

The sky was grey, but the wind had died down a lot since the day before and it was...

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30 May, 2011
Shirley_tulip

The Collector Earl's Garden, Arundel, West Sussex

We live a short drive away from Arundel, yet up until a few weeks ago, had never...

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14 May, 2011
Shirley_tulip

The changing face of Arthur . . .

I put a photo of the climbing rose 'Arthur Bell' on here four days ago and this is...

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10 May, 2011
Shirley_tulip

Docton Mill Gardens in North Devon

We visited these beautiful gardens during our short break a couple of weeks ago,...

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20 Apr, 2011
Shirley_tulip

I'm not used to this !

We were expecting a little snowfall overnight, down here on the South coast, but...

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2 Dec, 2010
Shirley_tulip

Barrington Court, nr. Ilminster, Somerset.

Somerset has a wealth of National Trust properties and gardens, one of which is Barrington...

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11 Sep, 2010
Shirley_tulip

Fresh Plum Cake Recipe

This is best eaten warm with ice cream, but it's just as tasty to have a piece cold...

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13 Aug, 2010
Shirley_tulip

The very first National Trust building

Today we visited the village of Alfriston, in East Sussex, described as the most...

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28 Jul, 2010
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