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Head gardener

By oldgreyheron      
I think that this will be my penultimate Barnsley House upload. The garden was in immaculate condition due to the close and expert attention of the gardeners.

I spoke with the gentleman in this image - he is I believe the head gardener, and explained that he had three others working with him (or perhaps that he was one of three!) He would like one more!

Here he is turning his attention to the box topiary behind a sturdy stone seat.

Ah well another week is under way... we have a little light rain here in the NE of England - not enough yet to help the bone dry garden.

Thanks for your interest and comments,

Tags: Seat Flowers and plants Box Cotswolds Gardener Portraits and people Barnsley house Rosemary verey

Voters: ednys, mrswoolybill, andylea and 10 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1918 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2010 4:49PM
Knew this would be yours. You're exploring the garden very thoughtfully.

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2010 5:04PM
great comp mike wonderful detail cracking colours these gardeners a doing a brilliant job nice one Wink
DaveMead 8 23 14 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2010 6:47PM
Lovely image Mike. Plenty of rain here in Farndale today, I'm surrounded by happy farmers. Smile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
12 Jul 2010 8:43PM
A fine finale to this series, we've had very little rain here too, only a light shower in the night

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