Category: Gardens

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Sleeping Giants

“If you have nothing to do, go plant a tree and it will grow while you sleep” Hard-working Team All our gardening work is carried out by a hard-working, cheery team of volunteers who...

Autumn

Autumn Colours & Lime Trees

“The falling leaves Drift by the window The autumn leaves Of red and gold…”   Autumn Colours What a stunning, colourful Autumn this has turned out to be. The leaves are such wonderful shades...

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September Gardening Blog

September Song “But it’s a long, long while From May to December And the days grow short When you reach September”   September September is such a special month – it starts warm and...

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We need you!

Walled Gardens, Soft Fruit & Orchards  As most of our followers and supporters know Bannockburn House now belongs to the community. However, it is not just the house we own. We own the main house, outbuildings...

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‘A’ is for Apple

And so, as the year turns onwards, we find ourselves harvesting apples and picking the first of the rich black brambles. Our apple trees this year are absolutely laden with fruit and we have...

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Voices from the Past

What an exciting time we have been having recently In the last three weeks we have been visited by two former gardeners who were employed (not simultaneously) by Miss Mitchell in the 1950’s. It...

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Come to our Victorian Garden Party

Housewarming!  Like any other new house owner, Bannockburn House Trust is throwing a party to celebrate! Join us this August at our Victorian garden party. We’ll be having garden games, live music and other entertainment,...

spring

Spring has sprung!

“April brings the primrose sweet, scatters daisies at our feet” Who’s been eating the Bluebells?  So it has been a long winter. The rabbits and deer up at the House have been struggling to...