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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 22:06

I highly recommend visiting the Old Vicarage, one of the most impressive and interesting gardens I have ever seen

Hope we can organise Beth Chatto visit; if anyone is truly desperate to see it and you live the other side of nowhere, I can put you up for the night, but it will be a long journey home from Beth Chatto as I am just South of King's Lynn.

I would absolutely love to see Christopher Lloyds garden before I get as old as the hills (30), as, in a haphazard way he has been the inspiration behind my rather ad hoc herbacious planting. Nut recommends a coach trip there as it is too far to drive there and back in one day, but I have a lovely old friend in South East London I could stay with and I could tootle off from there I think. (am I right in thinking his garden is in Kent or Sussex?)

Massive grass snake

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

Thanks Dove, what a curious little creature. (I didn't mean you Dove)

My tropical garden

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:13

I've seen that garden and it is incredible

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:10

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 Veg garden

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 I am suffering from cloche envy

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 I think even our experts were a little puzzled by this.

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 A very pretty little pathway

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 Great driftwood table

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 and here are the legs for any keen carpenters

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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:03

...and yet more pics; I hope this is not as boring as showing holiday pics (this is mum and me at Weston-super-mare....)

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 Artjak, Topbird, Supernoodle, Dove, Panda, Nut.

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 Strange hairy treetrunk

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 Everywhere you look there are the most marvellous views and their containers are the best I've ever seen.

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 I found this area fascinating; Mediteranean / desert planting

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 The meadow

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 close up of meadow

My tropical garden

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 07:54

I've a couple of orchids from Ikea on windowsills; I think that is the nearest I'll get to a tropical garden I love the English Garden look too much!

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 07:51

I call them Datura, but I think you've got their proper name. Dove was telling us that they give off a scent that is hallucinogenic and Victorian ladies used to sit in their conservatories getting sky high

Massive grass snake

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 06:56

I'm not sure that I have ever seen a glow worm. How big are they?

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 06:54

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