Spring is in the air

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MARCH IS FULL OF SAINTS The 1st of March brings happily, not only the first day of meteorogical spring but also, St David’s Day the patron saint of Wales. One of the symbols of Wales is the cheerful, golden daffodil, a flower that really signifies the end of winter and the start of a new […]

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Autumn update

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“The falling leaves, drift by the window, the autumn leaves of red and gold”…………. so sang Nat King Cole. As I sit to write this my leaves are still green and hurtling across the garden with branches still attached. I know many people love Autumn but its not my favourite season at all and this […]

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We’re nearly there……..

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We are very excited to have already received dozens of unusually early entries for the 2021 show. Various lockdowns and restrictions seem to have enthused everyone with their gardening and baking skills this year and we are expecting a fabulous display of local goodies. The schedule booklets are at various locations around the town including […]

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Summertime

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“Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful in the English language” – Henry James Researching summer time gardening recently I came across this quote by Henry James that struck a chord. A familiar name to those who live in Rye, James came to live in Lamb House in […]

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Winter update

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“There are two seasonal diversions that can ease the bite of any winter. One is the January thaw. The other is the seed catalogues”. – Hal Borland What better way to spend a wet December day than planning for next year’s planting. It gives a real feeling of hope and a spring to look forward […]

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