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Why do I dig? A gardening philosophy…

Gardens and gardening have always been at the heart of philosophical discussion. Cultivating our environment raises all sorts of questions from the ‘big’ ones  – what it means to be ‘alive’ perhaps, or how far is a garden an expression of faith harking … Continue reading

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More Margot than Barbara – but it’s a ‘Good Life’ on the allotment…

This past week as been a very busy one on the allotment I share with my sister, Jane Earthy, in Somerset.  She conveniently married a chap with a useful surname for her career as horticultural guru and when it comes … Continue reading

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Sisters are growing it for themselves….

My sister Jane is a proper gardener. She works with plants all day; knows Latin names for things and has won awards. Her skill has even resulted in her kissing Mark Ramprakash so I was a little surprised about 18 … Continue reading

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