Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015

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Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« on: February 18, 2015, 09:41 »
http://www.hodsockpriory.com

This may be of interest to a member not too far away from me! Had a pleasant afternoon there yesterday. Note - they are only open for this event until 1st March. Booking prior to the event on t'intrweb, cost us 15 for admission and tea & cake for two.











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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2015, 09:42 »
Impressive swathes of snowdrops there!  :D
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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2015, 14:15 »
What a lovely place :)

I must plant some snowdrops
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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2015, 14:23 »
I must plant some snowdrops

T'is cheap to do, and the clump up quickly. Mine have been in 3 years or so, and look "established" already. I paid 70 / 1,000 (and the "counting" seems to guess and err on the generous side).  Mine came from www.eurobulbs.co.uk

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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2015, 14:37 »
Did you takr those pictures recently DD?

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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2015, 15:23 »
Yesterday!

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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2015, 15:59 »
Been to Hodsock at least twice - wonderful display although timing is everything of course (one day like yours DD, another one, er, not!)
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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2015, 16:46 »
We picked yesterday because of the weather forecast. There's not been a lot of suitable days recently and there's little point going if the weather's miserable!

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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2015, 18:09 »
They have those winter flowering honeysuckle bushes which have a fantastic citrus aroma. Delicious!

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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2015, 18:11 »
DD, did you mean moi?  :lol:  It is a lovely place. I've been twice & actually thought about going again last Sunday, but we went to Bradgate. It's not far from my home town of Doncaster so took my Mum the second time & she liked it too. Lovely photo's & lucky you for choosing the right day. Did they have a bonfire down in the woody bit?
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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2015, 19:09 »
Yes they did and just hit the right time for a talk from the current occupant.

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Re: Hodsock Priory - Snowdrops 2015
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2015, 06:43 »
Beautiful pictures DD :D 

I love snowdrops and cyclamen and have both in my garden, but to see huge swathes of them like that is a real treat  :D



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