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Jo's February News and Views

Hello Everyone After the record temperatures we've seen this week, it's hard to remember that on the first day of February we had snow! Not very much here at Myddelton but enough to send me out with my camera. It was already beginning to thaw and I always love to see how far the trees spread out protecting the ground beneath its branches, photos 1 to 5. Two weeks later we have experienced amazing temperatures for this time of year. It's not natural and I expect there will be consequences but the joy of waking up each morning to blue sky and sunshine has lifted our spirits I'm sure. The Front lawn never fails to delight me, photo 6 and the camelia has burst into flower giving the insects a ta

Jo's January Selection

So Happy New Year to you all. January can be dull and dreary at times but here in the garden there are all sorts of delights to enjoy. First of all in the Arboretum along side the main drive is a bed full of Cornus, dogwood. These are often grown for their showy coloured stems that brighten the garden through winter. Here they are under planted with Eranthus hyemalis, winter aconites, so the whole arrangement is very pleasing and very colourful too, photo 1. Walking from the car park I always stop to enjoy the view of the front lawn. The Prunus serrula amid the hellbores, snowdrops, the huge Cedar tree and further on the bamboo, grasses and of course the sundial all create a stunning welcome

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