Summer Lovin’

There have been precious few moments over the last week for composing wise words on gardening matters. I am not about to fob you off with something I’ve rushed, so will instead treat you to a vision of what a hot summer day looks like in this neck of the woods. In nine years of […]

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Between the Storms

To call this winter a wash-out would be something of an understatement. Parts of the country have experienced double the average amount of rainfall and vast swathes of countryside are still under water. When the rain stops and the sun comes out, as it did last Sunday afternoon, it is cause for much celebration. We […]

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Good Earth

‘No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth … and no culture comparable to that of the garden … But though an old man, I am but a young gardener.” Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826) In my first year at Reading University, all the Landscape Management students were required to […]

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