Tag Archives: RHS Harlow Carr

The other side of RHS Harlow Carr

On the last occasion we went to Harlow Carr gardens near Harrogate, we noticed a wood on the other side of the fence. This intrigues me, not least because I wanted to know how to access it. So, with today … Continue reading

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The bumble bees are out

It was somewhat sad taking a trip to RHS Harlow Carr near Harrogate yesterday. I’ve decided not to renew my membership for the forthcoming twelve months, as we’ve got lots of other things going on and I can’t justify the … Continue reading

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Blue tits

I couldn’t have asked for a better day to go to Harlow Carr for a top-up of books from the lending library there. After the dismal rain and grey skies recently, it was pleasing to walk round the gardens in … Continue reading

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New cloche

Although it was quite gloomy today, it was a mild 17°C, so time to get on with some work in the garden, including planting cauliflower seedlings and then protecting them with a cloche I actually bought last year. In the … Continue reading

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Ornamentals moving in…

At last! Today was the day I felt my flower garden was finally starting to happen. Whilst out this afternoon at RHS Harlow Carr, I bought a Heuchera. It caught my eye because of the beetroot colour of the leaves. … Continue reading

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Irises and more

Don’t you just love it when something unexpected and pleasant happens? I’ve mentioned in various posts one of my favourite places for a day out: RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. It has so much to offer, since it … Continue reading

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Scarecrow festival

Another amazing day out at one of my favourite places: RHS Harlow Carr, where there has been a scarecrow festival over the mid-term break. Continue reading

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