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    Lavender Season 

    It’s official lavender season and what better way to spend these summer months than strolling through a sea purple. Last Sunday Blanch and I did exactly that at the lovely Lavender Farm in Somerset. Located just outside Tavistock, the farm has over 5 acres of lavender with 20 different varieties. A huge 50,000 lavender plants make up these beautiful fields that are the perfect place to spend a lazy Sunday strolling through.

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    The First Sign of Spring

    Growing up in Bristol means you are only ever a half hour drive anyway from rural countryside, picturesque villages and some of the best country pubs around! Last weekend we headed north of Bristol up to the beautiful cotswolds in search of a bit of winter sun and the first signs of spring. Welly boots and a cockapoo in tow we paid a visit to Colesbourne Gardens, home to the Snowdrop garden. I don’t know about you but it feels like we have had a pretty long winter and I cannot wait for those sunnier days, snowdrops are one of the first and best signs of Spring there is.

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