Blooming Gardens in St Briavels

It’s been the hottest March, the wettest Apriland until this week, we we’re heading for the coolest May on record.  These unseasonable patterns in our weather are a major headache for gardeners everywhere.  There’s lots of green but few blooms and even the vegetable plot is way behind schedule.  But if you want to see … Continue reading Blooming Gardens in St Briavels

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Adams Axemen Headline Forest Fire and Wood Festival

  With the Forest of Dean expected to bask in a week of sunshine, the Dean Heritage Centre’s Fire and Wood Festival looks set to mark the official start of the summer with an alternative way to get out with the family over the long Jubilee weekend.  The annual three day festival, returns for its 5th … Continue reading Adams Axemen Headline Forest Fire and Wood Festival

Ancre Hill Estates of Monmouth wins medals

Ancre Hill Estates of Monmouth,Wales’ premier Vineyard & Wine Producer, has scooped a hatful of medals in this year’s leading International Wine competitions.  The results were announced at the London International Wine Fair, today 22 May 2012. International Wine & Spirit Competition Sparkling Rosé 2008              SILVER Sparkling White 2008            BRONZE Pinot Noir 2009                     BRONZE Decanter … Continue reading Ancre Hill Estates of Monmouth wins medals