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You  will have seen from my recent posts here and here, my sons and I visited Italy last week for a holiday.   We were based in Sorrento and had a fab time exploring the area but I was tempted by a trip to the island of Ischia particularly as it included a visit to Giardini La Mortella, the garden created by Susana Walton, wife and widow of the composer William Walton.  The… Read More

Today I got to meet Karen of An Artists Garden.  I have been looking forward to this for months.  I thought that Karen and I shared similar tastes and a passion for growing things and my suspicions were confirmed.  Karen was concerned that she hadn’t had a chance to really tidy up the garden before my visit due to the appalling weather but I thought it was charming and was pleased that… Read More