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Carpet berries

There are lots of reasons to plant spring-fruiting elaeagnus, but flavour, sadly, is not one of them. I have inherited in my garden several hedges made of this elaeagnus – it is, I think, Elaeagnus x ebbingei, a plant widely … Continue reading

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Winter vision

The same thing happened last year. ┬áStanding in the field in the depths of winter, planting trees in the mud under a grey sky, I began to wonder if the whole concept was valid. ┬áMy idea of a beautiful Eden-like … Continue reading

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