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A Special Day Out Last Thursday

During the winter months, starting in 2010, I began researching the local men named...

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21 May, 2016
Andrewr

Bewitching Molly

Some members of the plant world have star quality – the blue Himalayan poppy or tender...

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17 May, 2016
Andrewr

You Should Have Been Here Yesterday

'Devonia' was one of three gardens open under The National Garden Scheme yesterday....

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1 May, 2016
Andrewr

'Devonia' is open again

Just a quick note to anyone in the Bracknell area to let you know we are opening...

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23 Apr, 2016
Andrewr

Heritage Daffodils

You may remember two series of programmes on the BBC called "The Great British Garden...

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16 Apr, 2016
Andrewr

Magpie

"One for sorrow, two for joy ..." begins a rhyme about magpies. But the solitary...

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4 Apr, 2016
Andrewr

Another example of good service

We are often quick to moan about poor service, but this is an outstanding example...

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31 Mar, 2016
Andrewr

Behind the scene - Kew Gardens alpine nursery

Have you ever wondered how the Botanic Gardens put on such a good display of alpines...

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20 Mar, 2016
Andrewr

Who was Albert?

In early spring, a small tuber in the mountains of the former Soviet Central Asia,...

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18 Mar, 2016
Andrewr

A Visit to the Savill Garden

The Savill Garden is a part of Windsor Great Park and only a few miles from Bracknell....

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6 Mar, 2016
Andrewr

Early to Rise, Early to Bed

Some people are early risers; others are night birds. There is no difference in the...

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15 Feb, 2016
Andrewr

Garden programs coming soon

Series 2 of 'Big Dreams Small Spaces' will start at 8pm on Thurs 18th Feb and run...

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3 Feb, 2016
Andrewr


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