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Visiting Ripley Castle in Yorkshire

While I was staying in Harrogate for the Autumn Show, I had a spare day to myself so I caught a local bus and headed to nearby Ripley to visit the Ripley Castle kitchen garden. As I was walking around, I took a telephone call and received the sad news …

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Giant Veg hits Harrogate

It’s been another successful year for the growers at the annual Harrogate Autumn Show and the Giant Vegetable Competition. Single tomatoes big enough to feed the whole family, to cabbages that would keep an entire street fed for months. Joe Atherton from Nottinghamshire took the 1st prize for the Heaviest …

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