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F is for flower borders

Now that the mornings are becoming cooler with a fine mist there’s no harm in looking back to the glories of summer. The flower borders at West Dean Gardens are a glorious blaze of colour during the summer months and the cutting gardens provide an almost endless supply of flowers for the House.

Flowers 1

The cutting gardens at West Dean Gardens, with historic Apple Store in the background.

I’m getting the hang of it now!

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West Dean Gardens

The bees love these purple flowers…

West Dean Gardensvicki isted june 2014 gardens

Maintaining the glasshouses is an ongoing project and they are are in urgent need of repair. For more on the Victorian Glasshouse Appeal visit www.westdean.org.ukgardens.

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