Herterton Gardens, May ’12 – photos

PGG Members from all over the country enjoyed a fine day at Wallington and Herterton Gardens, Northumberland, on May 26th 2012. These two contrasting gardens provided some interesting discussion points, the opportunity to swap news with old friends and the chance to meet new friends. John Ellis, Head Gardener at

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Greys Court, June 2011

Greys Court, June  2011

PGG visit to Greys Court, an intimate family home and peaceful estate set in the rolling hills of the Chilterns, 17th June 2011. This picturesque 16th-century mansion and tranquil gardens were home to the Brunner family until recent years. The series of walled gardens is a colourful patchwork of interest

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Newby Hall, June 2011

Newby Hall, June 2011

PGG visit to Newby Hall Yorkshire, 29th June 2011. 25 acres of award winning gardens including one of Europe’s largest double herbaceous borders, an enchanting woodland walk and a miniature railway.

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Evenley Wood, May 2011

Evenley Wood,  May 2011

PGG visit to Evenley Wood, Northamptonshire in May 2011. Set amongst the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, this 60 acre, private woodland garden offers a huge variety of plants ranging from trees, shrubs and climbers, to a wide selection of bulbs, including a substantial collection of lilies.

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Linnean Society & NHM 2011

Linnean Society & NHM 2011

PGG visit to The Linnean Society of London and The Natural History Museum. The Linnean Society of London aims to promote and encourage the study of all aspects of the biological sciences, with particular emphasis on evolution, taxonomy, biodiversity and sustainability. The Natural History Museum first opened its doors to

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Culzean Castle, Scotland 2010

Culzean Castle, Scotland 2010

The PGG Scotland visit to Culzean Castle, South Ayrshire coast, Scotland 2010. Culzean is one of Scotland’s best loved Castles, offering something for everyone to enjoy. Situated on the South Ayrshire coast, just off the A719, Culzean Castle is located 12 miles south of Ayr and 4 miles west of

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Veddw House Garden 2010

Veddw House Garden 2010

PGG visit to Veddw House Garden. Located deep in the heart of Monmouthshire, South Wales, Veddw House Garden has been created through more than 20 years of patient work by Anne Wareham and Charles Hawes.

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Dewstow Gardens, Monmouthshire

Dewstow Gardens, Monmouthshire

PGG visit to Dewstow Gardens, Monmouthshire, South Wales 2010 Built around 1895 the gardens were buried just after World War Two and rediscovered in 2000. The gardens contain many ponds and rills but interestingly a labyrinth of underground grottoes, tunnels and sunken ferneries.

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Norwich Plantation Garden 2010

Norwich Plantation Garden 2010

PGG visit to Norwich Exotic & Plantation Garden. Next to the Roman Catholic Cathedral on Norwich’s Earlham Road, for example, you’ll find the Plantation Garden. This is a beautifully restored Victorian garden with lovingly tended flower beds, set in a small valley overlooked by Italianate terracing. Among its fascinating features

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Saling Hall, June 2010

Saling Hall, June 2010

PGG visit to Hugh Johnson’s Garden – Saling Hall in Essex, home of the famous writer on wine, trees, travel and gardening. Spencers is set in parkland with many fine, mature trees and surrounded by gorgeous gardens recently renovated by renowned landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith.

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