July Garden Diary

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I am often asked: “when do the gardens look their  best?”  A very difficult question to answer.  The season starts with amazing spring bulbs closely followed by breath taking Whisteria and then on to roses.  We now reach a time when the first early flush of roses are over and sporadic flowering follows.  It is […]

June Garden Diary

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Roses, roses, roses, what a year!! Be it the mild winter, the wet spring, or the recent spell of dry weather the roses are looking the best I have ever seen.  The lower terrace is fantastic, the four central beds are crammed with white ’Iceburg’ and a standard ‘Ann Boleyn’ in the centre. The four […]

Smith called up by England

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BOWOOD golfer Jordan Smith has been called up by England for the upcoming clash with France. Smith, who represented England for the first time in the 2012 Home Internationals at Glasgow Gailes, is part of a nine-man squad sent out to Fontainebleu looking to go one better than the last time this match was held […]