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2011 Opening....

2011 Opening....

29th March, 2011
The opening days at Plantsmans Corner for 2011 are as follows... April 3rd & 17th; May 1st & 15th; June 5th & 19th; July 3rd & 17th; August 7th 21st; September 4th & 18th; October 2nd & 16th; [more]
 
Creature Comforts 3/3

Creature Comforts 3/3

27th March, 2011
Having saved them from gassing, watched them regrow their feathers, gathered their eggs. The Eggleston rescue hens have taken to perching on the kitchen windowsill and looking in to 'guilt' us into passing out a few scraps. There is a certain... [more]
 
Creature Comforts 2/3

Creature Comforts 2/3

27th March, 2011
Molly is a professional cutie. For the eleven years she's been with me in the gardens at Eggleston and Plantsmans Corner she's been able to prick her ears, look sweet, and extract grub from every poor unsuspecting schmuck with a... [more]
 
Creature Comforts 1/3

Creature Comforts 1/3

27th March, 2011
Packed tightly together, these ladybirds have overwintered amongst the strange shaped needles of a Cupressus "Blue Ice" there are quite literally hundreds of clumps like this around the nursery in different locations. It looks to be a good year for... [more]
 
Angel of Mercy?

Angel of Mercy?

20th March, 2011
Angelica archangelica or Holy Ghost was so named because an angel apparently revealed its use in fighting plague. It is also supposed to ward off witches and was once hung in cattle sheds to prevent diseases that were supposed to... [more]
 
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