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12 June 2017

Dear Mr Porcupine who has been devastating my garden since early spring, digging up all my bulbs with particular attention to the iris, in recognition of your sterling work over the last couple of nights, I would like to rescind … Continue reading

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15 May 2017

The slowest-moving project in the history of vegetable gardens took a significant step forward over the weekend. We were meant to be on this, cruising towards Elba, but for various dull reasons it all fell through. I took that as … Continue reading

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26 June 2013

     I’m standing by, bewildered, as Dutch Elm Disease picks off my elms one by one. And I’m wondering why what, in – say – England, would be a major national disaster, a loudly bemoaned and bewailed wholesale destruction of … Continue reading

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