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December 2015

My December ho-ho-hot list…

Aside from the obvious December to-do list (Christmas etc), there is a surprising amount to do in the garden too. Here’s 10 things I’m up to this …

Sowing the seeds of love

There’s no denying it. We all know we need to give bees, butterflies and insects all the help they can get. In …

Gifts to light their fire (not literally)

More useful & beautiful Christmas ideas, this time tactile British-crafted wooden tools of preparation and presentation for your precious home-grown produce. Gorgeous, elegant spoons, …

Tools: when small is beautiful

For a few months now I have been trying out these new smaller tools from a relatively new British company, Kent and Stowe. …

Brutal in Bruton

On Saturday I went to see the Don McCullin exhibition at the Hauser & Wirth gallery in Bruton, Somerset. His photographs of the …

Share the glove: a gift of Gold

I went to a garden trade show earlier in the year, and couldn’t help but be lured towards a display of beautiful yellow …