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As I was staying in Sissinghurst village for my visit to Great Dixter at the lovely Milk House, which I would thoroughly recommend to anyone visiting that area, it would have been madness for me not to visit Sissinghurst garden. I have to admit to having mixed feelings about this garden visit.  Sissinghurst is one of those gardens that, as a gardener, you feel you should have visited and be able to… Read More

Visiting a garden when it is 28C is not really ideal but needs must and all that.  This Friday I drove down to Plymouth to pick my youngest up from University.  He will be home now until September and as he will be in a new house  then everything had to come home.  My poor little Peugeot was full to the gunnels.  Anyway, it is a good 7 hr round trip and… Read More