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Gardening in Pembrokeshire

woodlands at Hilton

Hilton Court Gardens and Crafts, Roch.

Pembrokeshire’s best kept secret in the heart of St Brides Bay Centred around the Victorian courtyard, Hilton Court’s stunning and scenic gardens are a delightful place to visit all year round. The tea-rooms and gardens may not be open in winter, but the yard and Gardeners Restaurant will be! Locally produced food, cooked from scratch […]

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Sarah with Daisy and Ellie

GARDENS OPEN FOR CHARITY, FOR BEGINNERS AND FOR OLD HANDS TOO.

This year Sarah will be visiting and writing about privately owned gardens that open their gates to raise money for charity. She’ll be sharing what we can learn from garden visiting – something she describes of as our most leisurely national sport. Sarah also offers an affordable and holistic garden design service through which she […]

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The Heralds of Spring.

Daffodils. They say gardening teaches patience and it must be true because I am on the whole a fairly impatient person. Once I’ve had an idea I want to crack on with it and get it up and running. If things drag because of boring practicalities I run out of steam and move on to […]

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Woodland garden at Hilton Court, Pembrokeshire

A Tale from Pembrokeshire.

Woodland garden peace. It was a terrible day when Nerys received the news. ‘You have a year at the most,’ the consultant had said. She took the news with calm dignity. There would be little time left before the great event – the one everyone knew would end their life’s work and actually be the […]

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snowdrops

Like the Milkman.

Like the milkman, the snowdrops arrive bright and early. With a stretch of imagination you can even see the similarity in looks – if you’ve got a long lanky green milkman holding his arms out to the side with a bottle of milk in his hands. Back in rural Worcestershire we were lucky to still […]

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The Gardening Year in Pembrokeshire.

January. This month is a quiet time in the garden  so time to get into the shed, outbuildings or greenhouse and give them a good tidy. Clean spades, forks, rakes and give them all a good oiling; clean all the empty pots with a weak solution of household bleach or detergent with a stiff brush. […]

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Summer at llwyngarreg

Pembrokeshire Gardens.

Review of the Year. I didn’t realise Pembrokeshire Online had been to so many gardens this year! Pembrokeshire does have plenty of gardens and woodlands if folks would only take time to visit them. It was a special spring in 2018 as we enjoyed wall-to-wall sun in May, June and well into July  – got […]

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