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Arrivederci

This is my last week here @ Penrhyn Castle, I’m coming back to Italy¬†on Saturday ūüė¶ Therefore this is my last post and first of all I want to give you an idea of how the garden looks like¬†at this … Continue reading

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From Secret to Famous…in a bit!

Great news from the Secret Garden! I have to admit that,¬†in the past¬†few days to many things have happened, and I just forget to update the Blog…to apologize, I am inviting¬†you all to our OPEN DAY, next Saturday 7 July, … Continue reading

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School activity in the Secret Garden

Last Tuesday¬† the very first school joined us in the Secret Garden! Pupils from Ysgol y Garreg from Llanfrothen¬†enjoyed¬†sowing peas, transplanting broccoli and weeding¬†our onions. We¬†spent¬† a lovely morning¬†making eco-friendly paperpots and¬†tasting some sweet peas and radishes… but the¬†most exciting¬†moment … Continue reading

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First whispers from the Secret Garden

Just a little bit of news about our last weeks working in the Secret Garden at Penrhyn Castle. The Secret Garden is a hidden¬†allotment reminiscent of a walled Victorian kitchen garden where we grow vegetables and herbs and where we … Continue reading

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Hi everybody,

I‚Äôm Virginia, I‚Äôm an ECTARC placement here at Penrhyn Castle¬†and I¬†work on¬†the Secret Garden learning programme. I am from Florence, Italy,¬†where I’ve¬†done a master in¬†Plant¬†Diseases and have worked many hours¬†teaching children about the environment. I’ m going to keep you¬†informed … Continue reading

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