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Garden Inspiration

Bunny Hunt Winner

Congratulations go to Rafe, the lucky winner of the first prize in our grand draw. More than 200 correct entries were entered into the draw. The Head Gardener asked me to thank you all for looking for the bunnies. He hopes that he will now have the chance to grow some lovely vegetables in the kitchen garden that won’t be…

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Bank Holiday Monday

It’s a standard open day at Grimsthorpe this holiday Monday. Season tickets are valid and the sun  is already shining. It looks like it could be a great day for a picnic, or a stroll around the lake, or a bike ride, or to spend time in the kitchen garden, or to seek out the cool rooms of the castle…

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Topiary trim

Trimming the Topiary

Every year the topiary yew hedges at Grimsthorpe receive their annual trim. This is a really long job! Setting up the ladders, spraying the hedge with water (it makes the leaves easier to cut and provides a much sharper finish) and then taking care to avoid cropping the wrong bits. It’s a real work of art. Here you can see…

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