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UK's tallest Scots pine at Cragside
It's official, we've got the tallest Scots pine in the UK on our land. At 40m (just over 131ft and the same height as 10 double-decker buses stacked one on top of the other), the conifer has been confirmed as the largest of its kind by officials from the Tree Register.
- April and May: spring displays and fruit tree blossoms
- June and July: carpet bedding, tender perennials being planted in the open ground
- August and September: tender perennials in flower, Dahlias and summer bedding provide a riot of colour
- October and November: fruit in the Orchard House ripen, bedding remains colourful until first frosts, planting for spring displays gets underway.
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Our assistant gardener Holly has been writing a blog telling us what's been happening in the formal garden. To find out more, visit it here.
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