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The First Chelsea Stadium

Apologies if you’ve had difficulties accessing the last couple of posts. There seems to have been a glitch in the scheduling/publishing software., so please bear with me if it happens again. Everything should be back to normal early Saturday mornings … Continue reading

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Are there Fairies at the Bottom of Your Garden?

I thought we should start off the year with something to make us smile and I recalled a line from Douglas Adam’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy : “Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having … Continue reading

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2021 on the blog…and the Annual Quiz

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Welcome to the 9th year of the blog.  The numbers reading it  have continued to grow apace with about 129,000 hits over the course of the year, an almost 30% rise on last year’s already record number. … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

This is the first time in the 8 years  I’ve been writing the blog that Christmas has fallen on a Saturday, but I didn’t want to break my unbroken record of  posting every week! So I thought I’d just say… … Continue reading

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Mr. Saul of Lancaster

One of things that I’ve always found fascinating about the history of gardens is the inventiveness of gardeners, and I don’t think there’s a period in horticultural history quite as inventive as the early 19thc.  That doesn’t mean that their … Continue reading

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