Category Archives: Visits to parks and gardens

Leaves are falling, autumn is calling

Autumn, a time for crisp walks, admiring the beautiful changing landscape, kicking leaves and home to Mum’s soup. We’ve had a right mixed bag of weather recently; it was shorts & t shirt for an autumn day at Chatsworth, a … Continue reading

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My trip to RHS Garden Wisley wraps up a Royal Summer

It was back to RHS Garden Wisley and ‘Back to Nature’ last week as I wrapped up a summer of gardening and Blue Peter filming with Catherine, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. Catherine’s ‘Back to Nature’ Garden is inspired by … Continue reading

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How many kinds of sweet flowers grow, in an English country garden?

From visiting flower shows, to watching flowers grow, here’s my summer summary of all things floral, in my English country – ish – garden!

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My ‘Right Royal Blog’ as I go Back To Nature, with HRH The Duchess of Cambridge on Blue Peter

It’s a ‘Right Royal Blog’ today, as I had the most incredible opportunity to film for Blue Peter with HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. Along with a group of home-ed kids, BP presenter, Lindsey, Catherine and I pond dipped, planted, … Continue reading

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Back to nature at RHS Chelsea

I’ve been posting on social media all week about my visit to RHS Chelsea Flower Show and here’s a very quick wrap up.     I could write about perfect plants, sublime sculptures, lush landscaping and epic engineering, but for … Continue reading

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Inspired by Lost Words and Autumn Art this weekend

I’ve made the most of the autumn leaves, the sky, the smell this weekend, by visiting 2 of my favourite places, to experience 2 very different things. On Friday I went to Hulme Community Garden Centre to watch Lost Words, … Continue reading

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The summer of fun has begun!

Yippee, I’ve finished school for the summer holidays, that’s 45 WHOLE DAYS of fun; bring it on! Whilst I’ve had a bit of chill time, watching back to back episodes of Dr Who and Harry Potter films, I’ve also been … Continue reading

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