Archive for the tag 'Abbey House Garden'

I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
Leo Rosten

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 26th 2009

These are pictures of the waterfall at Abbey House Gardens. The brochure explains the idea behind this part of the garden:

As the winter of  2001 approached it was time to organise our annual tree pollarding when dead, dying or dangerous tree limbs are removed before the winds attack!
An area in the back corner, beyond [...]

23 Comments CherryPie on Jul 17th 2009

And now in age I bud again,
After so many deaths I live and write;
I once more smell the dew and rain,
And relish versing: O my onely light,

12 Comments CherryPie on Jul 1st 2009

Tucked away behind Malmesbury Abbey and its cloister garden is Abbey House Garden, the home of the Naked Gardeners.  The current owners, Ian and Barbara Pollard, bought Abbey House in 1994 as a family home.  In 1996 they decided to create a garden and open it to the public with a view to attracting visitors [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Jun 16th 2009

We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade.
Caroline Norton

12 Comments CherryPie on Jun 14th 2009

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