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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.
Many years ago I bought a book, A Countrywoman’s Notes, by Rosemary Verey, which was first published in 1989. Recently a friend gave me the miniature edition which fits perfectly in my bag when I am out and have some moments to fill in…
We’ve had a lot of visitors to the garden this autumn and it is encouraging to see more people coming at a different time of the year; not just when the roses and perennials are in flower…
As I write, autumn colours are appearing. It is that quietening-down time of the year when we feel, as gardeners, that we are ahead of the plants, not the other way around, as we feel in spring…
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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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