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Yorkshire Bank Funding National Trust

The UK’s biggest ever plant hunt is underway with a survey that will cover tens of thousands of plants at more than eighty significant National Trust Gardens. The project is sponsored by Yorkshire Bank, sponsors of the Outdoor Programme which … Continue reading

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Gods Own County Tulips

A great year for Tulips is about over in my garden until 2017. The white lily flowered bulbs were the most striking but the old fashioned Rembrandts were worth the investment. The Wensleydale ‘Tulip festival’ may be finished but Constable … Continue reading

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Novel Eco Gardens Yorkshire

This is a novel post with support from from our sister site which offer tips to gardeners. Cornwall and the west coast of Scotland have some fine temperate gardens well worth a visit but Yorkshire has the grandeur of the … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers in Yorkshire

You would expect the Royal Horticultural Society to grow decent flowers. Last summer they produced a large bed near the Gardens Through Time pictured above and below. This year they are being more ambitious with a large part of the … Continue reading

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Garden to Visit in Yorkshire

Harlow Carr the formern Northern Horticulture HQ and now owned and managed by the RHS has a varied display of Alpine plants in the well designed alpine house shown above. Within 10 miles of Harrogate there are several stunning¬† gardens … Continue reading

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Yorkshire’s Royal Horticultural Garden

Harlow Carr Garden Harrogate, formerly the top trials garden and base of the Northern Horticultural Society was taken over by The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)¬† in 2001. It is now a top class garden and visitor attraction with many new … Continue reading

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Thorp Perrow for Trees & Bark

Botanical tree gardens seem to thrive in North Yorkshire where we have the Kew Arboretum at Castle Howard and a replanted arboretum at Burton Constable. However one of the best Arboreta in Europe is Thorp Perrow, ¬† just a few … Continue reading

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