Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bone Structure

A garden, just like a human face, needs good bone structure. It’s the hard landscaping, the paths, steps and retaining walls that set off the plants and there has been a bit of progress in that department over the past … Continue reading

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Moments of Glory

I have spent quite a lot of time in South America of late. South America – ironically – lies on the northern fringes of the garden but, being sheltered from all directions, it is a suntrap and even on a … Continue reading

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Sailing into Summer

Even by Shetland standards, the weather in the last two weeks of May has been nothing short of atrocious. The garden’s been thrashed by gales from all sides, but thanks to the extensive shelter it now affords, only the trees … Continue reading

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