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5. Miscellaneous

Burton Agnes Hall
A great day out for gardener's combining:   a visit to this beautiful Elizabethan house containing treasures collected over four centuries from Elizabethan carving to a collection of Modern and Impressionist paintings.

a walk in the old Elizabethan walled garden which is an award winning wonderland containing over 4000 different plants, a potager filled with herbs, fruit and vegetables, herbaceous borders, giant board games, a maze, jungle garden and a national collection of campanulas.

A trip to the Courtyard where visitors can choose from a range of home grown plants, all propagated from the gardens - recreate a little of the award winning gardens at Burton Agnes Hall!! 

The Hall's Home & Garden Shop and Gift shop are brimming with original gifts and dried flowers from the walled garden, and our Food Store is full of seasonal and Yorkshire made produce, including fruit and vegetables from the garden.

The Hall and Gardens are open every day from 1st April to 31st October from 11am - 5pm.

Don't miss the Gardener's Fair on the 11th & 12th June which offers a summer celebration of gardening with stall, talks and plant surgeries.

Telephone 01262 490324 or vist www.burtonagnes.com for further details

The Cyclamen Society
The Cyclamen Spciety offers it's members:

A twice-yearly journal filled with information on cyclamen in cultivation and in the wild.

A seed distribution: in late Summer, the best time to sow for rapid germination.

Expert advice on all aspects of the genus.

Weekend conferences with talks, discussions, shows and plant sales.

Membership: Single £10.00, Family £12.00, Europe 18 euros, Rest of the World $25.00

Why not find out more about a genus which can offer flowers in every month of the year?

For details please contact: Publicity Officer - Vic Aspland, 27 Osmaston Road, Norton,

Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 2AL

IMPLEMENTATIONS - copper garden tools
 

About the tools  -  these are handmade in Austria by craftsman coppersmiths.  The blades are made of bronze, an alloy of copper and a small amount of tin, and then hand-beaten to harden them.  The staffs are made of European hardwoods  -  ash, beech and lime.  The resulting tools are hardwearing, practical and beautiful.

Users feel that the tools are well designed and keep their sharp edges.  They notice that the soil slides easily off our tools.  More and more people have noticed reduced slug and snail damage after using the tools.

www.implementations.co.uk

 

NFU Mutual Insurance
Insurance cover for items in your garden, from trees to shrubs for up to £2,000.  Cover too for items you may have in garden for up to £2,500, even if they normally belong inside.

www.nfumutual.co.uk

or to find your local office, call 0800 197 1283

Pendleburys
 

Pendleburys - Secondhand and Antiquarian Books and Associated Artefacts on:

Gardening, Farming and Country Life.

Pendleburys, Garreg Fawr, Porthyrydd, Carmarthenshire, SA19 8NY

www.pendleburys.com

Telephone 01558 650840

e-mail: john@pendleburys.com

Waterperry Gardens
 

Waterperry Gardens   -  one of Oxfordshire's most beautiful gardens, set in eight acres and steeped in horticultural history.   Choose from a huge range of Waterperry grown plants.

Enjoy some retail therapy in the Gift Barn and Gallery.  Treat yourself to a sumptuous home baked lunch, cake or patisseries in the Teashop.

Visit the website for details of a range of courses and activities throughout the year.

Open everyday from 10 till 5pm.

Visit www.waterperrygardens.co.uk

Phone:- 01844 339254

Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Near Wheatley, Oxford OX33 1JZ

 

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