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2010 - present

PGPT411
Date: July 2010
Source: photograph by volunteer

A jazz concert was held very successfully to raise funds for the PGPT.
PGPT412
Date: July 2010
Source: photograph by volunteer


South bank partially cleared
PGPT415
Date: 2010
Source: plan by Marjorie Wilson


West Bank Planting Plan
PGPT417
Date: July 2010
Source: photograph by volunteer


Re-found foundations of the Gardener's Cottage
PGPT418
Date: 2010
Source: photograph by volunteer


Preparation for planting on the West Bank
PGPT420
Date: 2010
Source: photograph by volunteer


Restored access to the upper levels (above and left of the summerhouse)
PGPT422
Date: 2010
Source: photograph by volunteer

Autumn Planting Day
PGPT419
Date: October 2010
Source: photograph by volunteer


New toolshed / Volunteer Mike
PGPT423
Date: May 2011
Source: photograph by volunteer


West bank covering and new planting.
PGPT424
Date: June 2011
Source: photograph by volunteer


Planter sited in the shelter after restoration.
PGPT425
Date:
Planting Day June 2011


The fox-deterrent fence panels laid out ready to assemble.
PGPT426
Date: June 2011


Bird bath donated by the family of Jane Eggleston, who was the Membersip Secretary for the PGPT for many years


PGPT428
Date: June 2011
Source: photograph by volunteer

This stone water spout is also seen in PGPT062


It was returned to the Garden in 2011 and reinstated in it's original position in June 2011
PGPT427
Date: June 2011
Source: photograph by volunteer

The Henry Trevor border at the entrance to the Garden


Ivy cleared and for the first time, summer bedding planted June 2011
PGPT430
Date: September 2011
Source: photograph by volunteer


The Henry Trevor border at the entrance to the Garden.  See PGPT427 above.
PGPT431
Date: September 2011
Source: photograph by volunteer


Volunteers outing to Somerleyton Hall

(at the centre of the maze)
PGPT432
Date: 2011
Source: photograph by volunteer


West bank is cleared and prepared for replanting
PGPT438
Date: April 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer


The Garden 'brown' sign is repaired and replaced on an extra tall pole.
PGPT443
Date: April 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer


The ivy curtains on the Italianate terrace and a glimpse of the controversial matting on the west bank.
PGPT444
Date: April 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer

Mypex matting is proving successful after coconut fibre matting was destroyed by foxes within a week.

This matting will be progressively covered by vegetation.  Our apologies for the appearance until it is established.
PGPT445
Date: April 2012


New retaining wall beside the toolshed.
PGPT440
Date: June 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer


Sarah Tier-Quick's Jubilee display in Norwich Cathedral
PGPT446
Date: July 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer


Sweet peas cover the new trellis fence and sleeper wall
PGPT447
Date: July 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer


New fox-deterrent trellis fencing for the nursery area, under construction.
PGPT441
Date: May 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer


The summer bedding included our tribute to our Queen's Diamond Jubilee
PGPT442
Date: July 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer


The Tuesday Team

Our Tuesday gardening and maintenance volunteers
PGPT449
Date: October 2012
Source: photograph by volunteer



A new tree fern replaced one that died during winter 2011/2012
   PGPT456/7
Date: October 2012


The remains of the original chimney and underground ducting from the boiler house (which had been under the palm house) are rediscovered, recorded and reburied.  The chimney was positioned about 20 metres away from the palm house so that smoke did not spoil the air in the garden.

PGPT453
Date: April 2013
Source:  photograph by Susanne Faulkner

Wendy and Val installing themselves in the new tea lodge just in time for the many busy events held during the summer.

Right:
PGPT459
PGPT462
Date: 6 May 2013
A Vintage Fair was held on Spring Bank Holiday Monday.
PGPT469
Date: 22 June 2013
Source:  Photo by Cynthia Gibling

Marjorie Wilson with her collection of plants for sale at the Glorious Gardens event
PGPT481
Date: 2 July 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

Our trachycarpus fortunei, planted c.2001 (PGPT336, right)) on the palm terrace.

The plant was gifted to the garden by a visitor.

PGPT482
Date: 16 July 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

Volunteer Susanne
PGPT483
Date: 16 July 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

The Mypex covering is slowly being covered by new planting.
PGPT484
Date: 23 July 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

The entrance courtyard planting.  The white board lists the jobs to be done for the Tuesday volunteers and chairs ready for their tea break.

The plant sales area is on the right.
PGPT485
Date: 24 September 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

General view from the terrace.
PGPT486
Date: 24 September 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

The rockworks planting (background) is becoming well established. 
PGPT487
Date: 8 October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

The summer bedding was particularly good this year.
PGPT488
Date: 8 October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

The Araucaria araucana (monkey puzzle tree) making steady progress.  Planted 19th July 2001 by Sir Roy Strong, our patron.

PGPT489
Date: 8 October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

Tuesday volunteers
PGPT490
Date: 15 October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

The compost heap!  It always seems sad to remove the bedding while in full bloom but the beds must be cleared to make way for the winter planting.
PGPT491
Date: 15 October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

Volunteers John (repairing the bridge) and Jonny (with vuvuzela)

The vuvuzela calls the tea break.
PGPT492
Date: 8th October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

The Henry Trevor border
PGPT493
Date: 8th October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

General view from the terrace.
PGPT494
Date: 22nd October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

Progress on the west bank.
PGPT495
Date: 22nd October 2013
Source: Photo by volunteer Cynthia Gibling

Nerine bowdenii at the base of the Medieval wall.


   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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