Priory Trees: The Tulip Tree

For a short while, it is the garden's signature tree.  For most of the year it holds either naked branches against sky; or else a wrap of unremarkable green - like so many other large trees at The Priory.  It isn't quite the biggest tree and it isn't quite my favourite.  But for a few … Continue reading Priory Trees: The Tulip Tree

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A Tidy Up

Now that we've finally had a couple of frosts at the Priory, I feel that I have permission to start tidying away. So I've been carting stuff off to the compost bins or bonfire site. In the topical border, the freezing temperatures have collapsed the tender plants into a soggy, exhausted (and, if you ask … Continue reading A Tidy Up