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Hydrangea Blue Wave, Mid August, Veddw, Copyright Anne Wareham

This week

- a review of Sir Roy Strong’s latest book, Remaking a Garden, by Clare Hoffmann. You want to know about The Laskett?

Last week:

Doing the Art by Holly Allen

- Excellent piece with line drawing and a poem. Interesting comments – and where else do you find garden writing as good as this?

And Event of Next Month – The ‘Are Gardens Art?’ roadshow reaches the Herefordshire Horticultural Hub.

Anne Wareham, editor

Hemerocallis Aten August 2014 early Veddw Copyright Anne Wareham 001

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Rosa Felicia, Early June, Veddw, Copyright Anne Wareham 024


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