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Terroir – that untranslatable French word which encompasses the geography, geology and microclimate of a vineyard and contributes to the characteristics of the resultant wine.  The chalk layer which rises to the surface to produce the vineyards of Champagne also … Continue reading

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Around the world in 15 metres

Worldwide Conservation was the tall order brief for our central feature given to garden designer Claudia de Yong – and all in a garden 15 metres long.  After months of research into the plants and sourcing them, Claudia and Mick … Continue reading

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“Here at Barnsdale………”

Can you read that title without hearing the familiar tones of Geoff Hamilton on Gardener’s World?  Presenter on the programme from 1979 until his death in 1996, he was responsible for moving the show’s venue to his own garden at Barnsdale  and … Continue reading

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Our new connection

The Garden Press Event was held at the Horticultural Halls last Thursday with over 70 companies represented and many well known faces in the gardening world seen walking the aisles – such as Roy Lancaster, Joe Swift, Pippa Greenwood, Matthew … Continue reading

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Full of GLEE – Wednesday 22nd September

I was full of mild intrepidation as I drove up to NEC Birmingham last Wednesday to once again attend the Horticultural Trade Show – that is GLEE!  But once inside the huge halls at NEC, I was greeted so warmly … Continue reading

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