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As I stood in the most northerly walled garden in mainland Britain, the waves crashing in the distance and the wind swirling around the coastline, this two-acre garden felt remarkably protected, enclosed and full of life.

“The gardeners at Mey have to combine aesthetics with the very practical goal of growing ample fruit and veg to feed guests”

I’d arrived at the Castle of Mey, the former holiday residence of the Queen Mother. Her grandson, the Prince of Wales, continues to enjoy an annual

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