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  |  20th Apr 2017

“planting up the stumpery…

 

… a pile of stumps and logs ...

“planting up the stumpery…

 

… a pile of stumps and logs surrounding the uprooted stump of a tree in the glade. Stumperies were a Victorian idea. According to Plants and Gardens UK,  the  first piles of tree roots actually to be called stumperies are generally thought to be those at Biddulph Grange in Staffs and Arley Hall in ...

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  |  13th Apr 2017

A chilly but bright day welcomed our enthusiastic band of 12 volunteers from GSK .  Most had been ...

A chilly but bright day welcomed our enthusiastic band of 12 volunteers from GSK .  Most had been before, helping us at the beginning of our restoration work in the walled garden back in 2014.  From garden gate repairs, to path edging, to flower bed creating and planting, no task was too difficult for them.  The progress they made was very much appreciated by us all and at the ...

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