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Sissinghurst

This is the sixth installment of multiple reports from the week-long educational trip some of our team members took in the summer of 2022. As I cross the entry courtyard of Sissinghurst Castle Garden, its famous red brick tower looms over the grounds like a watchful warden. My nose catches the scent of roses – the famous collection here is still in bloom despite the...

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Bressingham Gardens

This is the fifth installment of multiple reports from the week-long educational trip some of our team members took in the summer of 2022. For our entire trip, I was regularly being dropped onto the sets of my Saturday morning ‘cartoons’: British gardening shows. No longer was I simply watching Carol Klein or Monty Don visit some far off, fanciful place; I was...

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Hidcote

This is the fourth installment of multiple reports from the week-long educational trip some of our team members took in the summer of 2022. I remember the feeling of absolute joy and excitement when my parents took me to Walt Disney World when I was a young kid; around every bend was a different ride, a life-size character, and a thousand other kids who were as stoked...

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Highgrove

This is the third installment of multiple reports from the week-long educational trip some of our team members took in the summer of 2022. Highgrove is the private residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, established in 1980. This was one of the gardens I was most excited to see as I am a fan of English gardens as well as British royalty! I would...

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Superbloom

This is the second installment of multiple reports from the week-long educational trip some of our team members took in the summer of 2022. What is a Superbloom you ask?  Well, Nigel Dunnett did it. He is a professor, author, and landscape designer in England.  Well known for wild landscapes using a mix of seeds and potted plants then allowing nature to run its...

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Kew Gardens

This is the first installment of multiple reports from the week-long educational trip some of our team members took in the summer of 2022. Landed, arrived, rested. We arrived in London on Friday June 30th on a red eye flight from Dulles, dumped our bags, caught a breakfast, and went to the Chelsea Physics Garden located next to the Thames.  It was a smaller garden...

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