Garden Travel

Garden Destinations: Mainau: Germany’s Garden Island Paradise

Garden Destinations: Mainau: Germany’s Garden Island Paradise

Mention an island paradise, and most of us picture a sunny beach somewhere in the tropics where palm trees sway and a piña colada is the drink of the day. Mainau Island isn’t that kind of place....

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Garden Destinations: Wales: The Green, Green Grass of Home

Garden Destinations: Wales: The Green, Green Grass of Home

The Green, Green Grass of Home - The lyrics to the song made famous by Welsh super star, Tom Jones, speak to me every time I hear them. Tom Jones was born in Pontypridd, Wales and so was I. He also...

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Blog Watch: Garden Travel

Blog Watch: Garden Travel

Can’t get away this winter? For bloggers’ views of some of the best gardens to visit and plants from exotic locales, check out these photo-packed blogs.       Veronica Sliva takes you to...

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Strokestown Park House and the Irish Potato Famine

Strokestown Park House and the Irish Potato Famine

Located in a pretty part of Ireland called Roscommon County, Strokestown Park House was the family seat of the Pakenham Mahon family from 1653 to 1981. Although a bit off the beaten track, it offers...

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Garden Destinations: Transformed by Chelsea

Garden Destinations: Transformed by Chelsea

As a young and enthusiastic gardener (perhaps “obsessed” is more accurate), I didn’t travel much. Our family vacations were always centred on the interests of my young son and although nature...

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