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We Made a Garden

We Made a Garden

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We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there is something for every literary palate. The Hogarth Press where I’m working, is in the heart of the literary world, with authors coming in all the time. No treasure chest, no skeleton chained to a wall, no ghostly dancing lights… but hey, an extra room is always going to be a good enough find, even if the ceiling wasn’t high enough to stand upright. Have never come across anyone who actually found one under the house – on second thoughts apart perhaps from San Clemente in Rome!

Over the next few weeks, I levered up every brick from the non-cemented floor and carried them up the stairs, through the kitchen and all the way out to the back garden.The hornbeam came as whips, the yew as large pot-bound trees – bought cheaply second hand – and neither took long to establish and provide some privacy against the nosey folk. getting lost) On a chilly-sunny March morning, we pulled into the small carpark at Overton Hill and the start of The Ridgeway. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal.

First published in Britain in 1956 and never before available in America, We Made a Garden is the classic story of a unique and enduring English country garden. Even if it is a garden you know by heart there are twelve months in the year and every month means a different garden, and the discovery of things unexpected all the rest of the year. My grandmother's purple primroses are long gone and I cannot seem to get replacements to settle, but there is always salal, a native bush much-loved by florists for its leathery leaves, and loved by my family for the berries I use like blueberries in muffins.Topics covered are colourful and diverse, ranging from the most suitable hyssop for the terraced garden through composting, hedges, making paths to the best time to lift and replant tulip bulbs.

With the flowers (which her husband considered the least important part of the garden) dead, perhaps Margery would pay more attention to keeping the paths neat. I had no idea that when it settles down in a place it not only starts raising a family but goes in for founding a dynasty as well. My philistine of a husband often told with amusement how a cousin when asked when he expected to finish his garden replied ‘Never, I hope. You can unsubscribe from our list at any point by changing your preferences, or contacting us directly.The previous owner grew her vegetables here and, for decades, she’d dug in compost and she’d dug in manure. Her good sense, practical knowledge and imaginative ideas will encourage and inspire gardeners everywhere. It's just so lighthearted reading full of good ideas based on long time gardening experience and of course witty remarks about the relationship with her husband, their disagreements and who actually got it right.



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