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Fritillaria Meleagris

The Fritillaria Meleagris or snake head Fritillaria are now flowering in my garden and looking amazing.  A jewel in an English spring garden this is one of my favorite flowers. There checkerboard petals give this plant an exotic look but it is actually a native of the UK.  Once common in the pastures its is… Read More

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1 Bedroom House to Let

Description We are pleased to offer this immaculately presented’starter home.  Great location situated to the side of my garden  Benefits from a full width window and an elevated location allowing a  panoramic view over the garden.  Must be seen to be appreciated.  This one room home is a unique opportunity and would suit a young couple… Read More

Out of Hibernation

Today I have heard the first calls of that winter hibernator, the lawn mower. A sunny April Sunday brought the ‘dulcet tones’ drifting over the fence from a neighboring garden. The call was quickly answered by others, they are clearly sociable creatures as the first song always receives a quick reply. Its distant cousin the… Read More

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A Friendship Garden

I first heard the term friendship garden whilst watching Beechgrove Gardens on BBC iplayer.  It was used to refer to a garden which was created using donations of plants from the owners friends.  Then after a few years the owners had enough plants to start reciprocating and provide friends new and old with plants from their… Read More