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Gardener’s Corner: April 2024

Gardener’s Corner: April 2024

Gardener's Corner: April 2024 April is a fantastic month for colour in the gardens, everything is bursting into life and this year it is particularly early. As I write this at the end of March, it is still...

Stories from the Palace Archive: The Diary of Lady Day

Stories from the Palace Archive: The Diary of Lady Day

Whilst going through the records held in the archive at The Bishop’s Palace, the archive volunteers came across a wonderful diary by Lady Day written in 1979 until 1988.  Below is an entry from June 1983 recalling a visit that unlocked some...

Gardener’s Corner: March 2024

Gardener’s Corner: March 2024

Gardener's Corner: March 2024 February was extremely mild and extremely wet, and as a result, we have recorded one of the earliest natural springs on record. Here in Somerset, March has become a reliably mild spring month over the last 25 years. I...