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Arthur Hellyer: the greatest garden writer of his generation?

When I was growing up, and it was the same for  my parents’ and even grandparents’ generations,  one of the great names in the gardening world was that of Arthur Hellyer, whose books were on every amateur gardeners shelves and … Continue reading

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Henry Essenhigh Corke : pioneer plant photographer

Yes! There really are two people called Essenhigh Corke worth writing about on a garden history blog. Today’s is Henry, son of Charles  who was the subject of a  post last month. Henry was even more talented than his father  and gained a … Continue reading

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