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Publicado a 20 Apr. 2011, em Actualidade

Editorial

It was in the Summer of 1992, the year of the Friends of Monserrate official launch, that I first ventured into the Rose Valley. 

After many years of neglect, the valley had been cleared in 1987 by a a group of Canadian gardeners led by Gerald Luckhurst.  However, the work was not followed up and so by 1992 it was practically impossible to walk through it due to the acacias and brambles and also some rose bushes which somehow had survived in very adverse conditions.

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Publicado a 14 Apr. 2011, em Actualidade

Monserrate Rose Garden

The restoration of the Rose Garden is the most important project currently being undertaken by the Friends of Monserrate.  It is situated in one of the three main valleys of the Garden, the other two being the Fern Valley and “Mexico”.
 

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Monserrate Rose Garden

The restoration of the Rose Garden is the most important project currently being undertaken by the Friends of Monserrate.  It is situated in one of the three main valleys of the Garden, the other two being the Fern Valley and “Mexico”.
 

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Publicado a 07 Mar. 2011, em Receitas

Apricot Crunch - Receita enviada pela Manuela Tuna

Serves 4-6
Use a 21,5 cm round pie dish, about 4 cm deep.

Ingredients:

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Publicado a 06 Mar. 2011, em História de Monserrate

Poet's Pilgrimage to Waterloo- Sintra XXII.

Poet's Pilgrimage to Waterloo - Sintra XXII.


 

In Cintra also have I dwelt erewhile,


That earthly Eden, and have seen at eve


The sea-mists, gathering round its mountain pile,


Whelm with their billows all below, but leave


One pinnacle sole-seen, whereon it stood

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