Baby steps (towards spring)

Reading time 10 minutes

Every weekend is pretty much the same during the lockdown. A time to catch up on sleep, to read, phone friends and family, make […]

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Relaxing, Riviera Style

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I am on holiday and therefore I must relax: at least that’s what Him Indoors keeps telling me. The problem is I don’t find […]

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Agave Aggravation at the Italianate Glasshouse

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Little survives of Sir Moses Montefiore’s East Cliff Lodge, a once magnificent mansion and garden straddling the boundary between Broadstairs and Ramsgate in Kent. The […]

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Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Cornwall

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Cornwall’s great gardens are, by and large, gardens that were created over 100 years ago and that have developed organically ever since. A handful have been rescued […]

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Return to the Salutation

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With both gardens almost locked-down for winter it’s time to start writing about some of the places that have not yet made it on […]

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Beautiful Stranger – Beschorneria yuccoides

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This weird and wonderful creature is Beschorneria yuccoides, a rare but hardy yucca-like plant, flowering in our seaside garden last year. Its bluish-green leaves […]

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