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Archive for March 2011

The Art of Exploration archive is where you'll find my past writings and thoughts. You are currently viewing a list of articles that were published in March 2011.

March Bloom
March Bloom
About this time of year, I get antsy for the landscape to come to life. That’s why I try to time things so that I’m in the UK for February and March, because then I get to see the snowdrops and crocuses and primroses open up and my spirit is lifted at the time I need it most.
Stowe
Stowe
Phil and I have visited Stowe many times but I was surprised to realize that I’ve never devoted a post to it. It’s a stunning place, a vast landscape garden lovingly restored and maintained by the National Trust.