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Freda Receives an Honour
We are delighted to announce that Freda has been recognised for her services to the NSPCC and the community of
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Afternoon of Music in the Garden
A fabulous afternoon was had by all on Sunday at my Music in the Garden event. Thank you to everyone
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Commended in Best Large Back Garden category - Bromley in Bloom
Awards for Best Large Back Garden 2018
It’s been a fun, but exhausting year maintaining the garden, especially with the exceptionally hot weather we experienced during the
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Enlarged bed - Freda's Garden
Enlarging Flower Beds in the Orchard
It’s be a wonderful year of openings. I’ve had 26 in total, including two photoshoots and 3 large garden openings!
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Bromley U3A Theatre Group
Garden visit from the Bromley U3A Theatre Group
Today I had my very last group visit for 2018, and what a lovely day to end it with.  The
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Halstead WI visit to Freda's Garden, September 2018
Group visit from Halstead WI
One to the groups who visited me this week was the WI Halstead group.  They were such a lovely group who
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Visit from Knole U3A
A lovely group of visitors came yesterday from the Knole U3A to see my garden. The weather was perfect for
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Replanting New Beds (August update)
Last week I replanted 2 beds in the garden that had red geraniums in as they were looking really tired
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U3A Swanley Gardening Group visiting Freda's Garden
Group visit from the Swanley U3A
It was another busy week in the garden for me last week, as not only did I have a number
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U3A Sevenoaks Gardening group, visit to Freda's Garden
Visit from the U3A Sevenoaks Garden Group
I have had group visits of many sizes to my garden this summer, including this small group from the U3A
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NGS Open Garden, 19th July 2018
I was delighted to welcome another 154 people to the garden for my final National Garden Scheme opening for 2018. The weather
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Professional photographs of the garden
I was very excited to get a visit early on Friday morning from professional Photographer, Leigh Clapp, who took some
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U3A Westerham Gardening Group visit
Visit from U3A Edenbridge Gardening Group
My second group visit of the week was from the U3A Edenbridge gardening group.  There was 10 people in the group,
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The Petts Wood WI group visit to Freda's Garden
Group visit from The Petts Wood W.I.
It was a busy week of group visits in the build up to my open garden for the NGS on
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Bromley U3A group visit - July 2018
Visit from the Bromley U3A Gardening Group
I would like to thank Sue Goodger for bringing along her Bromley U3A gardening group of 54 people this week;
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Added a new bed to Orchard
It was bothering me for a while, the empty patch at the back of the Orchard, so earlier this month
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U3A Sevenoaks Gardening Group
Visit from the U3A Sevenoaks Gardening Group
What a wonderful visit I had yesterday from the U3A Sevenoaks gardening group. There was 15 in the group and they
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Petts Wood Towns Women’s Guild group
Another successful group visit to the garden took place on Wednesday 11th July, enjoyed by all. Here the ladies are
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NGS Open Garden, 8th July 2018
We have another lovely day of weather for my first National Garden Scheme opening of the summer. It was a
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Visitors from France
I was delighted to again welcome a coach load of visitors from overseas to my garden. This time my visitors
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Music in the Garden 2018
We had another fantastic day in the garden on Sunday 1st July 2018 for our annual Music in The Garden
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New flowerbed in Orchard
I have been busy adding new features to the garden and this week I have finished digging out and planting
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Visitors from Holland
I was visited by a lovely group of 28 people who had come all the way from Holland.  They were
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We are opening for 2018
Get your diaries at the ready, because Freda’s Garden is opening up to the public this Summer. Freda will be
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Kent Life Garden of the Year 2010
Kent Life, September 2010 Featuring Freda’s previous garden at Harcourt House in Bromley, Kent.
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Halloween Spectacular 2009
Following Freda’s opening as featured in the Bromley Times, 29th October 2009, pg 13
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