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Dusky December

December Dahlias This time of year, it’s pretty busy in our household as I’m sure it is in every house.  Christmas lists are being made, and remade once they’ve seen the toy show. The garden centre is in full swing with wreaths being made, Christmas trees being wrapped for delivery and our Christmas market is …

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October Gardening

October Gardening I love to sit out in the early morning with a blanket and admire the peace of the October garden.  By now the leaves are starting to turn a kaleidoscope of orangey hues and the berries are showing colour on the trees  There is a weird morning silence at this time of year …

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The Joys of September

The Joys of September September is a joyous, fantabulous and wonderful time.  It really is a lovely, lovely month.  The kids are going back to school on Wednesday and I have my hula hoop at the ready.  I might start with a couple of Pornstar Martinis on Wednesday morning and then have a go at …

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Autumnal August

Autumnal August? August is a time we associate with the start of Autumn, or at least that was what I was taught in school. Autumn months were August, September, October, more recently sometimes August can be a wonderful month full of sunshine and warm sunny evenings giving us a longer spell to enjoy our gardens. …

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Vintage Fair

Here at Rockbarton we are hosting our annual Harvest Fair and Vintage Rally on this Sunday 7th August from 10am to 2pm.  We are expecting a good turn out from the local Greybridge Vintage club along with exhibitors from the surrounding area and further a field.  This year we are also hosting a display of …

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January Snowdrops

January Snowdrops I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and Happy New Year to all.  At this time of year we close the garden centre on Christmas Eve for a couple of weeks to rest recuperate and spend some time with the kids and it’s been great, lots of movies, chocolates, wine, card games and …

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