15 October 2013.All of my previous encounters with this spectacular looking fruit, the Medlar, up until now, that is, have been with mature trees in demonstration gardens, open to the public or one private garden in the grounds of the French Chateaux de Jonvilliers situated between Chartres and Paris. www.chateaudejonvilliers.com
18 July 2013.With the school holidays upon us it’s always a challenge to find things for the children to do. There is a limit to how many days out most of us can manage, both physically and financially. Weather permitting; get them out in the garden or on the plot with you. Don’t expect too much actual help from them, however here a few suggestions of things they could try.
19 June 2013.I have just returned from a fantastic trip to France to attend a very romantic wedding!
Deck the halls with boughs of holly…. OR be a little more adventurous with you Christmas decorations
21 December 2012.It’s not just your winter vegetables to fill the plate that you can grow for the festive season, look around your plot or garden to see what you can use to bring the spirit of Christmas indoors.
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