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Nestled in the fells overlooking Windermere is a 10-acre hidden gem run entirely by volunteers of the Lakeland Horticultural Society. Founded in 1969 the Lakeland Horticultural Society (LHS) has grown to a phenomenal group of around 1600 members. Around 250 of those members are actively involved with the running of Holehird Gardens. Years of dedication and hard work has created an incredible all-season garden.

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Ventnor Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight is Britain's hottest garden. Boasting a microclimate of five degrees warmer than the mainland, this virtually frost-free garden is the gateway to tropical paradise and exceeded all expectations.

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Since 2006 the summer gardens at Annecy, Southeastern France annually erupt with a plethora of themed floral displays, bathed in the romantic background of alpine mountains and Lake Annecy. It is an intoxicating combination.

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Brantwood, home to artist, critic, writer, plant scientist and social thinker John Ruskin. Noted as one of the most remarkable figures of the victorian era; his home and gardens are as intriguing as his life. Read about these incredible historic grounds perched on the banks of Coniston Lake in the Lake District.

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Join me on a photographic garden tour of Yeo Valley Organic Garden nestled in the heart of Somerset, where nature is put first. I explore the stunning kitchen and gravel gardens, wildflower meadows, learn about organic composting methods and have a fabulous homegrown organic lunch!

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I get a surprise garden tour of Talland House, St Ives, Cornwall, the former family holiday home of Virginia Woolf and the inspiration for one of her best known literally masterpieces 'To the Lighthouse,' as well as influencing 'The Waves' and 'Jacob's Room.' 

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