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A fabulous Festival of Snowdrops

Throughout February East Lambrook Manor Gardens in Somerset will be celebrating all things snowdrop with its second Festival of Snowdrops; from the spectacular snowdrops growing in the garden to individual displays of unusual cultivars, snowdrop sculptures and an exhibition of snowdrop photography by top garden photographer, Jason Ingram. Margery Fish, the grande dame of cottage…

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Magnolia Walks and Early Access 2020 – Borde Hill

2020 will see Borde Hill Garden celebrate its 55th anniversary of opening to the public as a Charity. To celebrate, visitors will be able to gain early access to the Garden, from the 14th March, in order to enjoy the outstanding collection of magnolias and camellias. Visitors can also book a Magnolia Tour, taking place…

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East Lambrook Manor Gardens fabulous Festival of Snowdrops

Throughout February East Lambrook Manor Gardens in Somerset will be celebrating all things snowdrop with its second Festival of Snowdrops; from the spectacular snowdrops growing in the garden to individual displays of unusual cultivars, snowdrop sculptures and an exhibition of snowdrop photography by top garden photographer, Jason Ingram.

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We wish you a very Happy Christmas

"Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius." - Pietro Aretino

Hedera helix

Hedera helix

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane'

Cornus alba 'Sibirica'

Cornus alba 'Sibirica'

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Winter lingered so long in the lap of Spring that it occasioned a great deal of talk. Bill Nye

Scenic Fjords and Gardens of Norway

WITH GARDEN WRITER AND BROADCASTER TONY RUSSELL
1 September 2020 8-night Cruise from only £1659pp
Includes Garden Visits and Exclusive Garden-themed On-board Programme.

"This spectacular scenic cruise on Fred.Olsen's Braemar includes visits to the beautiful floral island gardens of Flor & Fjaere, the Botanical Gardens at Milde and magnificent fjordland landscapes only accessible to smaller, more intimate-sized ships such as Braemar." Tony Russell.

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Bodnant

Springtime in Snowdonia

Springtime in the Gardens of Snowdonia and North Wales.
30 March – 03 April 2020 | Price from: £434.00-£474.00

A fascinating springtime course on the gardens of Snowdonia and North Wales led by gardens expert Tony Russell. Gardens visited will be chosen from the following, dependent on season, flowering and weather conditions. Bodnant, Nanhoron, Plas Brondanw, Plas Cadnant, Plas Tan y Bwlch, Plas Yn Rhiw and Portmeirion'.

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Garden Themed Holidays

Tony Russell leads a number of garden-themed holidays, covering all parts of the world.

To find out more about a garden-themed holiday please click here

The Garden Holidays page features an article, originally published in the Telegraph.

This article gives an enjoyable account of  a garden-themed holiday that Tony Russell led and is an excellent introduction to Garden Tours.

The Garden Holidays page also has a brief description and links to two companies that Tony Russell works with - Brightwater Holidays & Victoria Travel.