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The Glory of the Garden

Bateman’s is a 17th-century house located in the pretty white weather-boarded village of Burwash, East Sussex, England. Author Rudyard Kipling lived in Bateman’s from 1902 to his death in 1936. 719 more words

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Heyjude reblogged this on TRAVEL WORDS and commented:

Watching the RHS Chelsea flower show yesterday evening there was a piece on Pennard Plants. Their Chelsea display is a garden based on a Rudyard Kipling poem "The Glory of the Garden" and aims to demonstrate all that is good about the English garden, using flowers and vegetables. It reminded me that I have written a post about this marvellous poem and the house and garden where Kipling last lived. It is also fitting that this year is 150 years since his birth. Enjoy the poem and the garden, comments are very welcome on the original post.

“OUR England is a garden that is full of stately views, Of borders, beds and shrubberies and lawns and avenues, With statues on the terraces and peacocks strutting by; But the Glory of the Garden lies in more than meets the eye..."

Monthly Photo Challenge: The Changing Seasons #5

I will refer to this month as the ‘Green Month‘ as after a warm spell everything appears to have burst into colour – mostly myriad shades of green. 728 more words

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 5

I’ve been invited to take part in the “Five Photos, Five Stories” challenge by Alison of Scene by Minerva. The challenge is quite simply to “ 142 more words

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 4

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 3

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 2

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 1

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