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New's item!


By gwendas


Hello everyone!
It’s Friday! Am feeling it a bit working in a school with the lead up to Christmas!
Of to Plymouth for a spot of Xmas shopping tomorrow which isn’t really relevant to GOY but on the way home my friend and I are stopping at Cothele – owned by National Trust. We are going to see the famous garland on display in The Great Hall made from all the dried flowers from the estate’s summer gardens. My Mum had always wanted to see it and didn’t and as the anniversary of her death was on Monday it seems fitting to go for her. Will hopefully get some good photos of it to post on GOY!
Called this blog ’new’s item’ because just seen on our spotlight local news that Trebah Gardens in Falmouth heve uncovered an area of tropical planting that looks amazing! Will have to visit it in the spring and take some photos.
Hope you and your gardens are all ok? We are getting the wind chill off the sea here in North Cornwall but not the snow that a lot of you are coping with. Your snowy photos look chocolate box like but the reality is different?!
Take care
Jo x

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That garland sounds amazing.
Kind of you to think of taking some photos for us to see.
Good idea to visit on the anniversary of your Mum's death.

Do you belong to the National Trust, or do you just visit their properties occasionally? I have a friend who is very involved with the NT and often goes to their gardens and buildings.

28 Nov, 2008


Has that Cothele place been on TV before. Because I have seen something like it on TV, apparently they do this every year. It is looks like hard work but amazing by the looks of it. The garland goes on and on. Have a good time there, can't wait to see pics.

28 Nov, 2008


I vaguely remember seeing that garland on TV a while back.
It looked fantastic. :o)

28 Nov, 2008


I know we went to Cotehele years ago when we were on holiday in Cornwall, but the garland wouldn't have been up then. Have a good trip, Gwenda! Don't spend too much, ;-)

28 Nov, 2008


Ooh....should love to see a pic of that garland Jo, I love all the Autumn decorations....The village Xmas tree is all sparkly now just down from looks lovely!

29 Nov, 2008


~ saw that about Trebah in the Times~amazing!similar to Heligan because they found plants etc after the place had lain neglected didn't they?

30 Nov, 2008

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