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Each month I write a monthly email newsletter from the garden and this is already received by many people. I write about plants and people, thoughts and ideas, accompanied by photos and a seasonal recipe.
A New Year, a New Publication and a New Website.
Much work has gone on behind the scenes at my desk over the summer holiday period; there is much to write about.
A New Year is unfolding in our gardens and if you are like me you will have plans for new ideas to be implemented…
Another year is unfolding in our gardens and if you are like me you will have plans for new ideas to be implemented. Whilst we’ve been concentrating on deadheading and watering, we’ve also been adding a few plants. Yesterday an order arrived from Peter Salmon at Hokonui Alpines for six plants of Antirrhinum hispanicum ‘roseum’…
After some welcome rain, we have been planting this past week. Some of the plantings include Rhododendron ‘Phyllis Korn’, a lilac which was potted up last year as it was doing poorly and is now flourishing, hostas, Buxus microphylla ‘Koreana’ and Beesia calthifolia…
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Our relaxed country garden started twenty nine years ago. In the early days I had very little gardening experience and no vision for the site, but an interest in plants was quickly developing. Over the years, with much trial and error, a garden has emerged which we and our visitors do enjoy.
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