The English Garden

Caring for Cornus

pruning beyond the removal of lower branches as the tree matures to create a clear trunk. The shape of

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The English Garden5 min de lecture
Yours for THE DAY
Before we start I feel that I should come clean: I love Rousham, it is about ten minutes from my house and I try to visit a few times every year. I acknowledge its imperfections (sometimes I wish that I could take a chainsaw on my walks around the ga
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DRAWING The Line
In the heart of the Norfolk countryside, among gently undulating expanses of wide open fields and stands of mature woodland sits an unlikely fusion of farm and formality. This is the home of renowned garden designer and historian, George Carter. To t
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BOUNDS of Possibility
Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) is the plant that I have used most for hedging. This is partly because of its historic use in the 17th century and partly because of how it adapts to wet and dry conditions. Plant 60-90cm tall plants closely, at 30-40cm t