9 July 2015

A full tour of the grounds made 9 July 2015
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Thursday 9 July was a warm sunny day, with just a few quickly passing clouds in the sky. All the vegetation seemed fully grown with the paths through the grounds recently mowed. It was the ideal moment to create a record of how how the grounds had developed by the summer of 2015. I began th... read more
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Click the Earlier Post link above to start the tour at the beginning. Here the path begins to turn to the north. The Globe Buddleia with its orange flowers, seen on the left, marks the back of the Reed Bed, mentioned in Part One . It has always been our plan not to plant anything non-native... read more
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If you've joined the tour at this point, you might want to use the Earlier Post link above to see the very start of the New Path. Alternatively, go the The Beginning of the tour. Leaving the main path we have come a few yards from the junction. The path turns to run alongside the dyke that... read more
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If you've joined the tour at this point, you might prefer to start at the The Beginning of the tour. As we return from visiting the gate that leads through to the cottages communal grounds, we see the fishing stand mentioned on the way out. Just ahead, on the right, under the trees in sha... read more
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You can use the Earlier Post link, above, to see the bridge that we are crossing as we start this section of the tour. Alternatively, you might prefer to start at the The Beginning of the tour. Having begun to the cross the bridge to the island, if we look to the right you will see Ruston ... read more
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You can use the Earlier Post link, above, to see the the first part of the journey around the island. Alternatively, you might prefer to start at the The Beginning of the tour. Turning around at the tip of the island we make a slight climb back towards the circular path round the island. A... read more
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You can use the Earlier Post link, above, to see the the first part of the journey around the island. Alternatively, you might prefer to start at the The Beginning of the tour. As the turn is taken to pass behind (when viewed from the house) the Reed Bed, it is easy to see this is planned ... read more