autumn flowers

The Great Chrysanthemum Comeback

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Chrysanthemums are making a comeback. You heard it here first. How do I know? I’ll tell you; because it’s inevitable. Flowers are like clothing […]

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Whatever the Weather

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Since the end of August the garden has taken one battering after another. In Broadstairs we have experienced gales from every point on the […]

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A Sight for Sore Eyes

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  I’ve been back from China for 6 days and still the jet-lag drags on. At about 3pm every day my vision starts to […]

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The Remains of the Day

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There comes a point every year when I begin to lose sight of our London garden. It’s nothing to do with my failing vision […]

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Sissinghurst – Crazy for Colchicums

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I am guilty, guilty of having twice visited Sissinghurst this year and not having posted anything about it. Had this been any other garden I […]

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