Terracotta for A la Ronde

15:56 27 November 2012

Volunteers from A La Ronde are joined by supporters who donated plants and soil for their new terracotta pots. Ref exe 7364-46-12-AW. Picture by Alex Walton. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Volunteers from A La Ronde are joined by supporters who donated plants and soil for their new terracotta pots. Ref exe 7364-46-12-AW. Picture by Alex Walton. To order your copy of this photograph, go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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The gardens of A la Ronde are now looking even better following the arrival of five bespoke terracotta pots.

The pots, from Whichford Pottery in Warwickshire, were funded by the National Trust Sidmouth, Raleigh and Exeter and District centres, and were specially designed with a diamond lattice to reflect the architecture of A la Ronde.

The pots, which stand in the courtyard to the house, will be filled with seasonal plants, and the A la Ronde garden team is extremely grateful to Kings Garden Centre for their kind donation of potting compost and to St Bridgets Nurseries and Greenfingers Garden Centre for a substantial discount on plants.

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