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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.
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It’s been another busy month in the garden. Recently my husband Ron and a friend planted out sixteen holm oaks, Quercus ilex, near the northern boundary of the garden. These evergreen trees will, in time, give us a good framework though which to see our neighbouring hills and vineyards.
It is such a lively time of the year, with winter’s ways diminishing and the light becoming brighter. As many of you know, all of my newsletters, dating back to February 2013, are archived on the website. While this is not the most ideal time for gardeners to sit down with much reading…
After much rain a few weeks ago, followed by warm temperatures, the plants in the garden are moving at a very fast pace. Gardeners and garden viewers are blessed in these lockdown times, when we have a little more time to observe…
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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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