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The First Day of Spring

As a gardener and farmer I prefer the simple way that meteorologists assign the seasons: three months each, with Winter consisting of December, January and February; Spring: March to May;  Summer: June to August; and Autumn: September to November. So … Continue reading

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Pea Sticks: My favourite Job of the Year

I‘ve always been a keen vegetable gardener. As I boy I would grow lettuces and radishes, then around ten or eleven I used to ‘help’ our gardener, Joe Aylott. Joe was a member of a rapidly vanishing species: Hertfordshire countrymen. … Continue reading

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