June 3, 2020

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Well, I hope you are all keeping well and enjoying the fine weather. It is now time for 2017 which was a busy year for changes in the garden and a great year for flowers of every description. 

In January the work on the wall supporting the flower bed that...

May 24, 2020

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I hope you are all keeping well and enjoying your extra time out and about. The Garden is still closed so I shall continue with my look back through the years. It's time for 2016. 

At the beginning of January there were several days when the sun shone and...

May 23, 2020

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In May 2015 a group of us from the Bowles Society went on a trip to the South of France retracing the steps taken by Mr Bowles when he joined his brother, Henry and his new wife, Florence, on what was to become known as ''The Triangular Honeymoon''. Photo...

May 14, 2020

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The 28th July 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the beginning of WW1. 

Before the war, nearly 80% of wheat and flour consumed in Britain was imported. The food supply in Britain was seriously affected by naval blockages as it relied on food imports like...

May 9, 2020

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Hope you're all well and staying safe. Here are the highlights of 2014 to distract you for a while this week. 

In January 2014, the large tree in the bed at the front of the house was removed. It was completely blocking the view and over shadowing the sma...

May 8, 2020

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29th September 2013 marked the 400th anniversary of the opening of the New River and Andrew Turvey, Head Gardener, decided that the occassion should be celebrated at Myddelton House Gardens. After all the house had been named after Sir Hugh Myddelton. 

Th...

May 3, 2020

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We've been fortunate enough to have had two days rain here which I know our gardens needed. I'm sure the sunshine will be back soon but while you're waiting here is my look back at 2013. 

We started the year with heavy snow at the end of January, photo 1...

April 28, 2020

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Welcome again to 2012. The highlight of that year was the grand opening of the Glasshouses. 

The Gardeners had worked tirelessly to make sure everything was ready for the big day and the garden looked beautiful. 

But just for a moment I would like to take...

April 28, 2020

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So here we are looking at 2012. So many things changed in this year so here is a look at most of them. One thing that doesn't change is the timeless beauty of the house itself. With the added interest of the reflection in the pond this is one of my favour...

April 19, 2020

This week and Richard sprayed the weeds and trimmed the hedges in the car park while its unoccupied the tulips are looking amazing in the planters.

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