Category Archives: Gardening

My Week

Islington Gardeners outing to Painshill Park & then Wisley. We were supposed to be going to two gardens in West Sussex, but at the last minute had to re-arrange as high winds were forecast and the gardens have to close … Continue reading

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Bankside Gallery

Last week of RWS/RHS Exhibition – 10% off I believe!

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Gardener & Lady Gardener

Finally finished – another thing off the list …… RWS/RHS show at Bankside Gallery. PV 6 November 6-8pm

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Islington Gardeners at Rousham

Great day out – coach trip to Rousham – designed by William Kent, who also did Chiswick House and Stowe.

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Cultivation & Creativity / Celebrating 210 Years of the RHS and RWS

There will be an Exhibition at the Bankside Gallery in November of RWS paintings on the above subject. Have just finished 4 – when I say that I mean firstly I visited Hyde Hall in Essex and Wisley in Surrey. … Continue reading

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Essex Barn

Getting there rather slowly………

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Time for a rethink and tidy up

How difficult can it be to produce 4 paintings for a project? Pretty,pretty,pretty hard as Larry David  would most likely say if he were here, which of course he isn’t although I could certainly do with a bit of assistance … Continue reading

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RWS (painting) and RHS (gardening)

In the Autumn there will be an exhibition at Bankside Gallery to celebrate 210 years of the RWS and the RHS, (both founded in 1804). Just working out what to do and how to do it!

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Artists in St Ives

A few days in the little Cornish town St Ives. Famous for artists – Turner visited but the art scene really blossomed in the 1940’s / 1950’s when Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood discovered Alfred Wallis. I’m sure Winifred Nicholson … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful 2014

Beautiful Hellebores in a neighbour’s garden

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