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Andrew Murray & the Lost Gardens of Kensington

Who was Andrew Murray I can hear you asking and how did he lose a garden, especially one in Kensington?  Well, of course he didn’t actually personally  lose the garden, but he did record it before it was lost.  A … Continue reading

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Hollyhocks

  Some flowers – like tulips, peonies or roses – are important or famous enough  to have their stories told in books that make the best seller list. But while some others have champions who’ve written about them, or are … Continue reading

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The M9 and rhizotrons

  Last week as I was picking  fruit from some small apple trees I noticed how badly grafted one of them was.   It reminded me  that a few weeks ago I wrote about the history of grafting and prompted me … Continue reading

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In the Glass Garden

  I was sorting out a huge pile of  magazines  the other day as it was raining, and found last summer’s edition of  Kew Magazine which featured an article on Dale Chihuly and his glass sculptures,  a large number of … Continue reading

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How naughty! some summer thoughts about erotic gardens

  August is traditionally the silly season in the press and today’s post is very much in that tradition. It was a bit of a surprise when I was searching for an image of garden statuary the other day on … Continue reading

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