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Rosemary Verey -Barnsley House

Barnsley House The Gardens of Rosemary Verey Rosemary Verey, famous English gardener, is mentioned several times in my novel. I intended to pay tribute to her lasting influence as a garden designer and plants-woman.  In 2000, on a garden trip, … Continue reading

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English Clergy Gardeners

“There is no wind and no sun, only a sort of warm haze, and through it the mingled country sounds of a bee, a mowing machine, a mill and a sparrow.  Peace!    -Rupert Brooke English Clergy Gardeners On my mind … Continue reading

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Christopher Lloyd – Great Dixter .

“Anyone who was serious about plants would be admitted into the great conversation that is the English garden.” –Simon Jenkins (speaking about Christopher Lloyd) Christopher Lloyd I visited Christopher Lloyd’s famous garden, Great Dixter, on a garden trip in 2000. … Continue reading

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Rosemary Verey -Barnsley House

Barnsley House The Gardens of Rosemary Verey Rosemary Verey, famous English gardener, is mentioned several times in my novel. I wanted to pay tribute to her lasting influence as a garden designer and plants-woman. In 2000, on a garden trip, … Continue reading

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