Category Archives: historic gardens

The garden path

Closer to home, this path leads to precious nature.

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Lavender fields forever

If you’re ever in northern Tasmania, a must see is Bridestowe Lavender farm for its pure, pure lavender oil.

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Prague snow

Yesterday, sunny and warm, today – snow in Prague – barren but beautiful.    

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Winter in Prague

Strahov monastery gardens in Prague – a morning view.  

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Window Boxes of Prague

We are reaching the end of our stay in Prague. It was more than expected – a truly wonderful city. Here are some gardening ideas to bring home – we should all have at least one window box or the … Continue reading

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Pots of Prague

We have been visiting Prague to research some family connections (see my blog Findingstanvodak ). Even though this has been quite time consuming, not to mention difficult, as we do not speak Czech, we have still managed to incorporate some sightseeing.  These … Continue reading

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A Garden Odyssey

November is the time when all the magnificent Open Gardens are on display. I visited one such garden this morning in its splendour. Set on eleven acres and around one hundred and forty years old, Dreamthorpe, is a woodland wonderland … Continue reading

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