the Queen

In Bud

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How often do we take the time to appraise a flower’s bud in quite the same we would its open bloom? Not often enough I’d […]

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Daffodils By Royal Appointment

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At this time of year London’s Royal Parks are carpeted with┬ávast swathes of daffodils. If the weather is fine I leave┬áthe tube one stop […]

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For the lucky few – journalists, celebrities and royalty – the Chelsea Flower Show starts today. The rest of must wait until 8am tomorrow […]

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A Trip to Tiptree

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Where better to hold a team day than in a patisserie? Not just any patisserie, but one that’s attached to a jam factory carrying […]

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