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A visit to Central Park in my Hometown of Napier New Zealand

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At the weekend, we visited my youngest son in my hometown of Napier, which is a lovely seaside resort on the East Coast of...

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dwyllis

20 Nov, 2011
Dwyllis

Preston Park Rock Gardens

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We recently visited this lovely rock garden which is situated just on the Northern outskirts of Brighton. It is probably...

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shirley_tulip

23 Aug, 2011
Shirley_tulip

I Would Love For You To Come Visit Me In Canada

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I have so enjoyed travelling to different parts of the world through your wonderful blogs and pics and would like to return...

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lilcrawford

20 Aug, 2011
Lilcrawford

Lily Hill Park Water Feature

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A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog about Lily Hill Park at the bottom of my road. Once a Victorian gentleman’s residence,...

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AndrewR

22 Jul, 2011
Andrewr

Piitencrieff Park Dunfermline (commonly known as 'The Glen')

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Thought I'd share some pics with you Goyers! lol This is Pittencrief park in Dunfermline where I live. Its situated right...

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pixi25

23 Jun, 2011
Pixi25

A Walk In St Annes Park

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I had my summer walk in St Annes park and low and behold I decided to trace some of my favourite photos I had taken before...

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johnjoe

21 Jun, 2011
Johnjoe

Just a 'walk in the park', (literally!)

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Took Rocky out at 8am this morning it was such a beautiful morning i decided to walk a bit further to the local park, Central...

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sewingkilla

17 Apr, 2011
Sewingkilla

Roundhay Park Leeds..

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Making the most of the weather on Friday,we decided to take the short journey to this park.It is many years since we visited,so...

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bloomer

27 Mar, 2011
Bloomer

Spring in the park

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I took a short cut through the park in a nearby town a few days ago. It was lovely in the warm sunshine so I took some photos...

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hywel

25 Mar, 2011
Hywel

In Wynberg Park

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Arriving at the park, I found the Proteas quite interesting: Dandelion

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gurthbruins

6 Dec, 2010
Gurthbruins

Kings Lynn Park

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I was walking in and near Kings Lynn Park today and took a few photos ( some were taken last winter) Hope you like them...

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anchorman

3 Dec, 2010
Anchorman

Trip to a beautiful park (2)

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Here's the second block of photos showing my visit to Lister park in Bradford

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anchorman

6 Sep, 2010
Anchorman

Trip to a beautiful Park (1)

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I've been I visiting my mother in Bradford West Yorkshire,Uk for the past couple of days and we visited Lister park which...

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anchorman

5 Sep, 2010
Anchorman

Disney Gardens

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These are a few photos of the gardens at Disney world paris It was 36 degrees and everyone was staying in the shade

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donnah

18 Jul, 2010
Donnah

Pets and Critters at the Park

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As many times as I've walked through Hermann Park, I usually don't see that much wildlife around...this time was a little...

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Raquel

29 Jun, 2010
Raquel

The Japanese Garden at Hermann Park

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I had always been intrigued by the Japanese Garden at Hermann Park, but for one reason or another (usually it's because by...

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Raquel

27 Jun, 2010
Raquel

Talkin Tarn visit today

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We went to the local Country Park, Talkin Tarn this morning and waved to Matthew in his signal box just before the turn in...

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simplylyn

18 May, 2010
Simplylyn

Favourite local spot

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Talkin Tarn Country park is a short drive away and soon became a favourite spot for us. Jan first took us there in 2007 It...

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simplylyn

17 May, 2010
Simplylyn

A TRIP TO THE PARK.

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Over the easter holidays we had our two grandkids for two weeks,one afternoon we took them to Birkenhead park which is acknowledged...

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allotment73

24 Apr, 2010
Allotment73

Take a Walk round Cardiff

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Today I "reccied" a walk in preparation for taking some of my health walkers out next week. (I co-ordinate a scheme of providing...

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rachelsmum

14 Feb, 2010
Rachelsmum

"A Trip to the Caribbean"

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Yesterday, I had a dental check-up, and so took the chance, whilst in Dunfermline, to visit my favourite park, and its fascinating...

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david

4 Feb, 2010
David

Humber Bridge and Water's Edge wetlands park

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Bluespruce had been asking about the Humber Bridge....and I was sure I had written a blog in the Autumn, but no, so here...

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Janey

16 Jan, 2010
Janey

A Walk in the Park

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I know we're all really fed up with the snow, but walking in the park this morning it was a real Winter Wonderland. Hardly...

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Janey

9 Jan, 2010
Janey

some other pics of kassel´s little park...

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here are some older pics, some other new ones and a white pea-hen. She was very shy. The others were rather tame, expecially...

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nelke

3 Jul, 2009
Nelke

another park in Kassel (germany): the "Aue"

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The park itself exists since the 16th century. One of it´s chanals leads to a carree-formed little lake. In the middle of...

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nelke

2 Jul, 2009
Nelke

a little, well-done place

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we have some little traffic-places in Kassel, Germany, which are well-planted. (We have an academy of landscape-architecture,...

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nelke

27 Jun, 2009
Nelke

In Praise of our Parks : Part Five

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Last August, I wrote a four-part series of blogs on the history of municipal parks, put together from a great many pages...

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david

26 Jun, 2009
David

A lovely day out.

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We are enjoying a spell of sunny weather down here, as I hope other members in the UK are. It seems so long since the last...

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spritzhenry

20 Sep, 2008
Spritzhenry

In Praise of Our Parks : Part Four

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As the 20th century progressed, many parks fell into a state of neglect through lack of funding and care. They were not considered...

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david

24 Aug, 2008
David

In Praise of Our Parks: Part Three

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In the second half of the 19th century, Frederick Law Olmsted came to be regarded as the Founder of American Landscape Architecture....

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david

20 Aug, 2008
David

In Praise of Our Parks : Part Two

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The 18th century landowners were playing an important part in plant production. Many surplus plants from their estates found...

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david

17 Aug, 2008
David

In Praise of Our Parks: Part One

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Although we have a fairly large garden by today's standards, with 2 growing children needing to burn off increasing energy...

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david

16 Aug, 2008
David

Garden Show Stansted Park hampshire.

6-8 June 08. Hampshire This is where I will be next weekend. I try to go every year. It's an independant garden show with...

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treesandthings

2 Jun, 2008
Treesandthings

Clyne Valley Park Garden Show

Today we went to clyne valley park which is close to the city centre of swansea, and only across the road from the beach!!!...

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sandra

18 May, 2008
Sandra

More quiet spaces.

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Well, these are sometimes not that quiet! Houston is a noisy city, as all cities are. The metro rail passes underneath...

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Raquel

15 May, 2008
Raquel

Quiet Spaces

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Houston is really a city built for cars. It was designed that way, and hardly anyone walks anywhere, even downtown. And...

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Raquel

15 May, 2008
Raquel

My Recent Discoveries in the City of Discovery.

I can never visit Dundee without making a trip to Camperdown Country Park, a 395-acre estate on the north-west edge of the...

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david

17 Feb, 2008
David

St Allotment

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While walking through St James's Park the other day I came across something I was not expecting to see... An Allotment! The...

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ajay

11 Jun, 2007
Ajay