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  • Gardening on the rocks

    Gardening on the rocks

    The geology beneath Cumbria is complex with everything from sedimentary limestone and sandstones to volcanic igneous and metamorphic slates and granites. The rock foundations affect drainage and the acidity (or ...

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  • A corner of Cumbrian Eden

    A corner of Cumbrian Eden

    There are clients who know what they like when they see it and clients who have a vision from the outset. Working with Debbie and Richard from A Corner of ...

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  • The year just gone and the year ahead

    The year just gone and the year ahead

    Gardens became even more important for people in 2020 and we were so pleased to be able to adapt and keep working to create beautiful outdoor spaces for our clients. ...

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  • A shared love of gardens

    A shared love of gardens

    When I met photographer, Rachael de la Mare, at a local yoga class, I didn’t expect we’d have gardens in common. From a first conversation, we’ve now got to know ...

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  • Enjoying your outdoors

    Enjoying your outdoors

    Phil and Liz Newport of Wildroof Landscapes and Buzy Lizzie Garden Design share advice for unusual times.

    While you’re forced to stay at home, there are lots of practical ways of ...

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  • The WOW factor

    The WOW factor

    Like lots of other exhibitors for this year’s Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show, we’ve been planning our stand in recent weeks. It’s usually hard to think of something new ...

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  • Something a bit different

    Something a bit different

    Regular visitors to Rheged may recognise the work of Michelle Castles – her sculptures featured outdoors on the approach in 2013 as part of the Rheged Sculpture Trail. 2020 will ...

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  • Planning and preparations in full swing

    Planning and preparations in full swing

    It’s less than eight weeks to go until the Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show (March 13-15 2020). It’s a time of year when I’m juggling Show tasks as well ...

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  • Give Wavy Grain a wave at the Show

    Give Wavy Grain a wave at the Show

    Martyn Whittaker of Wavy Grain Lakeland Wood will be at the Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show for the first time in 2020. Visitors may associate this Barrow-based business with ...

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  • Bringing the experts together at Rheged

    Bringing the experts together at Rheged

    I love the Gardeners’ Question Time panel at the Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show. Lots of our visitors comment on it and seem to thoroughly enjoy it too.

    It’s particularly ...

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