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.

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April 2018

I was given a plant by Marilyn, who writes nearly all of the recipes for the newsletters. It is Hydrangea paniculata ‘Candlelight.’ With dark red stems, it has a very attractive form and I am watching it with keen interest. This plant was...

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March 2018

What a beautiful month this is in the garden; one of my favourites. The herbaceous plants have perked up again after their midsummer cut back, temperatures are softer, and the sun is gentler. It is the introduction to the winding down time...

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February 2018

The time in the garden seems to have been spent mainly with moving hoses around, and cutting back the luxuriant growth which has resulted from two periods of good rain during the hot weather. Often it has been possible to work in a...

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