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The bee and the damson tree: everything is connected

The bee and the damson tree: what happens on a Munich balcony is a bewitching reminder of the interconnectedness of things Continue reading

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Bare trees, soft light and a glimpse of the coming year

A version of this piece about winter was first published in English Garden magazine, when I worked as a horticulturist at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew  You can almost feel the earth tilting towards the sun as we approach the end of winter. … Continue reading

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Time travel without a tardis (or how to hold back spring)

So it’s March and the crocuses are over and the season has already begun to decay. I don’t want to let spring go – but how best to string it out? Continue reading

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