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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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New Head Gardener for Leonardslee Gardens

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens has appointed Stephen Herrington as head gardener. He was formerly Gardens & Parks Consultant and Project Manager for the National Trust, London and South East Gardens Programme, since April 2018. He was previously head gardener at the National Trust property Nymans Garden, from 2014, and before that curator of Glasgow Botanic…

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Festive Fun at RHS Wisley

Festive family fun at Wisley, weekends from November 30th to December 22nd Join in the festive family fun at Wisley with free activities every weekend in the Clore Learning centre, including sow and grow, pine cone crafts and bird house making. We also have some payable activities (1st and 8th December) to make something extra…

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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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A Christmas Soiree with Harpist Alina – Mount Ephraim

5th December 2019 6.30pm Doors Open with the Concert at 7.30pm We welcome you to our special event with internationally renowned Alina Bzhezhinska performing beautiful classical compositions, Christmas carols and sizzling jazz standards. There’s something for everyone this festive season at Mount Ephraim. Tickets £20 – includes a glass of bubbles and canapes Free Entry…

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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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Ilex aquifolium

Ilex aquifolium

Hedera helix

Hedera helix

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane'

Cornus alba 'Sibirica'

Cornus alba 'Sibirica'

We wish you a very Happy Christmas

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

Seasonal 1

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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Sir Clough Williams-Ellis

A New Talk by Tony Russell

The architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, is probably best known for his creation of the 'Italianate' village of Portmeirion on the north-west coast of Wales. A fantasy landscape, visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year ...

Less well-known is Sir Clough's ancestral home and garden at Plas Brondanw. Here, long before he embarked on Portmeirion, Sir Clough created one of the finest 'Arts & Crafts' gardens in Britain.

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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.

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