Monthly Archives: May 2022

Georgian Jubilation

“England’s public parks and gardens have played a central role in the celebration and the commemoration of royal jubilees for more than two hundred years. The roll call of jubilee gardens, coronation parks, queen’s parks and parks named after princes … Continue reading

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Pingle-Wingle, Lazy Maisie and Granny-jumps-out-of-bed

What on earth is this post about?  This is after all a blog about gardens, designed landscapes and sometimes plants and their history. If you’re from a rural background and of the right age to remember children’s country games you … Continue reading

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Brodsworth

As you probably know the Gardens Trust has been running an extensive on-line lecture programme for the last 2 years, including a regular Wednesday evening slot called Unforgettable Gardens.  April’s lectures were run in partnership with English Heritage and included … Continue reading

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Bevis Bawa @ Brief

Let’s start  with some not very good [actually pretty awful] poetry because  it gives a flavour of today’s subject: In the land where the jaggery grows And the skies are raucous with crows Years ago on a pastoral hill Which … Continue reading

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